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Program Update

A framework for quantifying ecosystem services

Ensuring significant emissions reductions from agricultural production is a central aim for the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative’s work in the next decade; members are working to reduce on-farm greenhouse gas emissions in the Midwest row crop supply chain by 7 million metric tons by 2030. While research tells…

Guest Post

Why procurement, marketing, and finance each have a role in investing in regenerative agriculture to mitigate climate risk

Within a food and beverage company, climate risk affects each function in different ways – and each of these functions can help farmers mitigate and adapt to that risk. Physical risks such as increased temperatures, droughts, and flooding are particularly germane to procurement. Brand risks, including reputational effects, competitor advantage,…

Program Update

Growing momentum at pivotal point for agriculture

If 2020 was marked by its disruption for the food and agricultural system and our wider society, how might we characterize this past year? Given a little distance from 2021 and—with the help of a review of Midwest Row Crop Collaborative’s accomplishments—I remain struck by the momentum MRCC has built…

Member News

Farmers in Eastern Nebraska adopt regenerative practices through project led by PepsiCo, Cargill, and Bayer

Across the flat plains and rolling hills of Eastern Nebraska, Midwest Row Crop Collaborative (MRCC) member companies, farmer support organizations, and growers are seeding new ways to scale regenerative agriculture. We know healthy soils that protect water quality and address climate change are necessary to support farm families now and into the future. At the same time, farmers face…