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United States Farming Practices Survey – make your voice heard!

Throughout the United States, farmers are using innovative approaches to sustainably produce crops and improve soil health. However, farmers are also faced with numerous challenges, and they are often not included in decision-making that affects the way they farm.

Cornell University, University of California—Berkeley, and The Nature Conservancy are conducting a nationwide survey for all fruit, vegetable, grain, and field crop producers to identify the biggest challenges that farmers face, as well as the best solutions.

The goal is to understand what the most important factors are for farm owners and managers when deciding whether or not to use certain practices related to soil, crop, and pest management.

Key findings from the survey will be published and communicated to grower organizations and other farmer advocates so that recommendations, actions, and outcomes reflect what growers identify as being most helpful for their operation.

All responses will remain anonymous. If you choose to enter your e-mail address at the end of the short survey, you will receive a summary report of the findings and you will be eligible for a chance to win $500. The survey closes on March 31st.

Click here to fill out the survey:
https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5dboDckd11FsZ9P