Innovations in Agriculture

Learn how advancing technology helps us produce more with less.

GMOs

Food Dialogues Nebraska - Starting Soon!

Tune in TODAY at 1:oop.m. CT on our Facebook page for a Live Stream of Food Dialogues: Pivoting the GMO Conversation. SUMMARY:…

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Sustainability

Agriculture's First Ever Sustainability Report

Agriculture's First Ever Sustainability Report U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance presents the agricultural industry’s first-ever sustainability report. In examining existing…

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Water Quality

What Does it Mean for a Farm to Lose Its Water Rights?

Water rights are the legal entitlement for a farmer to divert water from a specific source for beneficial, non-wasteful use.…

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GMOs

Why Are GM Seeds Patented?

WHY ARE GM SEEDS PATENTED? Seed has been patented in the United States since the 1930s. The ability of universities,…

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GMOs

How Biotechnology Differs from Other Plant Breeding Techniques

For 10,000 years farmers have intentionally changed the genetic makeup of all the crops we grow to produce hardier crops…

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GMOs

Should GM Foods be Labeled?

USFRA supports voluntary labeling. Consumers deserve choices and they can choose to purchase foods without ingredients from GMOs by looking…

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Farm Size and Ownership

Large Farms & Feeding the World

America needs farms of all shapes and sizes to thrive. When some people think of big farms, they immediately believe…

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Water Quality

How Farmers & Ranchers Are Improving Water Quality

Farmers and ranchers need to keep improving how their inputs are released into the environment – but the trend seems…

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Water Quality

Reducing Agriculture’s Impact On Water

Focus on Improvement USFRA farmer and rancher affiliates – and our industry partners – understand the importance of reducing agriculture’s…

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Water Quality

How Farmers & Ranchers Keep Animal Waste From Causing Runoff Into Streams, Lakes And Other Waterways

Raising farm animals indoors, like many of today’s poultry, dairy cows and pig farms, means farmers and ranchers can capture…

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