2021 Impact Report
Much progress was made despite the challenges of 2021—memberships and partnerships bloomed and projects expanded thanks to additional financial support. Through these efforts we engaged more than 1,000 farmers, resulting in the adoption of regenerative practices on more than 380,000 acres.
In 2021, we announced new goals that reflect growing calls for change to benefit the health of people, communities, and the environment. Among other insights included in the 2021 Impact Report are a series of case studies that highlight the impact and learning from numerous collaborative Midwest Row Crop Collaborative projects, including:
- Eastern Nebraska Full Supply Chain Collaboration
- Iowa Regenerative Agriculture Cover Crop Program
- The Kellogg Company and The Nature Conservancy Supporting U.S. Farmers
- Precision Conservation Management in Eastern Illinois
- Verified Outcomes in Illinois for PepsiCo and Nutrien
- U.S. Oats for Oatly
- Understanding the Information Needs for Farmer and Trusted Advisors
- Scale Lab
2016-2019 Progress Report
The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative has put its shared learning and partnership focus into practice to achieve results across our systems change pathways.
Through these projects, we’ve…
- Facilitated the implementation of over a quarter-million acres of sustainable agriculture practices
- Removed risks for farmers by providing data and financial incentives supporting practice adoption
- Provided education and awareness about soil health, water quality, and climate mitigation to thousands of practitioners and consumers.
Our 2016-2019 Progress Report highlights examples of the Collaborative’s progress since 2016 and demonstrates the importance of working across different pathways for change in the agricultural system.