In order for agriculture to provide healthy choices for all Americans, as well as people around the world, we need all types of farms and ranches – big and small, organic and conventional, rural and urban. Only when farmers and ranchers collectively respond to the marketplace, sharing best... Read more
Why don’t we grow all the food we need locally?
Different parts of the country – based on soil, weather and other factors – are good for different types of farming and ranching. Much of the farmland in the middle of the country, for example, is best suited for cereal grains.