San Joaquin Land and Water Strategy
AFT takes a long-term, holistic approach to addressing the challenges facing agricultural in California’s San Joaquin Valley.
Upper Scioto River Watershed – Farming for Cleaner Water in Ohio is AFT’s project to improve water quality in Central Ohio, and, ultimately the Gulf of Mexico.
Discovery Farms® is a farmer-led on-farm research program that evaluates the effectiveness of on-farm conservation practices in King County, Washington.
Nearly 284 million acres of U.S. land—or 31 percent of the nation’s land in farms— are owned and rented out by “non-operating” landowners—landowners who do not farm—many of whom are women. This dynamic can make the decision to implement conservation practices a complicated one for both farmers and landowners.
AFT works to create economic opportunities for the San Francisco Bay Area region’s farmers and ranchers and help them manage their land well.
The Vermilion Headwaters Watershed Partnership is an AFT-led coalition to tackle water quality and nitrogen loss in the Vermilion Headwaters Watershed.
The Upper Macoupin Creek Watershed Partnership is an AFT-led coalition to tackle water quality and phosphorus loss in the Macoupin Creek Watershed.
American Farmland Trust is part of an innovative, award-winning project reducing pollution and improving the health of the Ohio River.
AFT is a member of Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, a consortium that works collaboratively to define, measure, and advance the sustainability of food, fiber, and fuel production in the United States.
To provide the economic evidence that soil health practices work, AFT is interviewing “soil health successful” farmers who have adopted one or more soil health practices on their operation.