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Midwest Row Crop Collaborative publishes 2020 Impact Report

By any measure, 2020 was an extraordinary year. Building on an already accelerating interest in confronting the challenges facing our food and agricultural system in the U.S., the realities of COVID-19 laid bare how fragile—and yet robust— our food system is. With supply chain disruptions and empty grocery shelves, consumers…

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Midwest Row Crop Collaborative receives $1.6 million HSBC Bank USA grant to help build a more resilient U.S. food system

HSBC Bank USA, N.A., (HSBC) and the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative (MRCC) announced that HSBC has made a $1.6 million grant to MRCC to accelerate conservation and the adoption of regenerative practices such as cover crops, nutrient management, reduced tillage, and prairie strips on large-scale farms in MRCC’s collaborative projects.

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Midwest Row Crop Collaborative announces new administrator

Environmental Initiative tapped to lead its next phase of innovation Minneapolis, MINN – The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative, an innovative partnership aligned to drive positive environmental change in the upper Mississippi River Basin, has announced Minneapolis-based nonprofit Environmental Initiative as its new administrator. Comprised of leading…

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MRCC opens request for proposals for administrator

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative is searching for an administrator to guide the MRCC shared learning experience and Systems Change Platform.  The administrator will act as a coordinator and facilitator for the MRCC in order to maximize the impact that our diverse initiative can have.  For more information, see the…

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Agriculture, food, environmental leaders launch effort to support farmers, strengthen conservation in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska

Midwest Row Crop Collaborative Founding Members Include Cargill, Environmental Defense Fund, General Mills, Kellogg Company, Monsanto, PepsiCo, The Nature Conservancy, Walmart, World Wildlife Fund BOONE, Iowa, August 31, 2016 — For the first time ever, leading food and agriculture supply chain companies and conservation organizations have formed an “end-to-end” partnership…