Monthly Archives: January 2019

American Farmland Trust Reveals Positive Conservation Results of “Women Learning Circles”

American Farmland Trust, the organization behind the national movement “No Farms No Food,” published its Women for the Land program report, “Testing the Women Landowner Conservation Learning Circle Model.” The report, along with illustrative profiles and videos, further supports previous research that women landowners are important in the broader implementation of conservation practices on farms. The…
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IFES 2018: Management and Conservation in the Face of Lower Returns

To view the official presentation and blog post please click here. Last year, Dale Lattz, Gary Schnitkey and Nick Paulson, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, examined what made some farms more profitable than others.  One of the traits of more profitable farms was that they had lower costs, suggesting that those more…
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