The Policy Landscape for Agricultural Bioenergy

This issue brief, the last in a series on agricultural greenhouse gas emissions policy, offers an introduction to bioenergy and relevant federal agricultural and nonagricultural policy.

Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Resilience Webinar

As climate change continues to impact both natural systems and communities, nature-based practices can provide an important solution for building climate resilience. This webcast features professionals from across the country…

DEI Guidebook for Conservation Professionals

This guidebook seeks to be a living resource aimed at integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles into conservation efforts amidst the challenges posed by climate change. Developed by stakeholders representing historically…

USDA Census

Highlights from the 2022 USDA Census of Agriculture

On Tuesday, March 26, 2024, AFT’s Farmland Information Center and National Agricultural Land Network hosted a webinar on Highlights from the 2022 Census of Agriculture with presenters from the USDA’s…

Farm Innovations Special Report: A Guide to Cover Crop Management

Farm Innovations Special Report: A Guide to Cover Crop Management

Frequently Asked Questions about Biochar Applied to Soil

Frequently Asked Questions about Biochar Applied to Soil

This FAQ is a reference guide for biochar users, producers and stakeholders. It answers common questions about biochar applications to soil from experts representing United States Department of Agriculture, Cornell…

ISAP’s Introduction to Soil Health Practices

The Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership’s recent publication, “An Introduction to Soil Health Practices,” clearly communicates the role of soil health practices in addressing agronomic challenges and resource concerns. Co-author Torey…

Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy: What Farmers Need to Know

Following the release of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (NLRS) 2023 Biennial Report in December, many famers and farm advisors have been left to wonder: What does this mean…

Comprehensive Assessment of Soil Health (CASH) Developed by Cornell Soil Health Lab

The Comprehensive Assessment of Soil Health, commonly known as the Cornell Soil Health Test (CASH), is designed for farmers, gardeners, agricultural service providers, landscape managers and researchers who want to…

State Conservation Program Dashboard

The State Conservation Program Dashboard (the “dashboard”) is an interactive database of state-level programs that advance on-farm conservation and expand the implementation of practices that improve soil health. It provides…