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Like Water for… Soil

By Deborah Bossio
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We often think of soil health and water security as distinct conservation issues, but in fact they are inseparable. A new study from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) underscores how good soil management is not only foundational to safeguarding water supplies, but also generates additional benefits on local to global scales.

Soil Health: Critical for Farmers, the Environment and Global Food Security

By Congressman Tim Walz
Blog

Spanning across southern Minnesota from the South Dakota border in the west to the Wisconsin border in the east, Minnesota’s First Congressional District is home to some of the most productive agricultural land in America. Here you’ll find fertile soil, rich with nutrients that support the growth of a wide variety of crops.

In my district, like many others throughout the United States, farmers are the backbone of our economy. There are no better stewards of the land than those who depend on it for their livelihoods and the livelihoods of their families.

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
Press Release

BOONE, Iowa, August 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ — For the first time ever, leading food and agriculture supply chain companies and conservation organizations have formed an “end-to-end” partnership to support farmers in the improvement of soil health and water quality. The collective announced today the launch of the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative — a broad-based effort to support, enhance, and accelerate the use of environmentally preferable agricultural practices already underway in Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska.

Monsanto Company Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

Report Highlights Progress on Sustainability Commitments; Reinforces Pledge to be Carbon Neutral by 2021
Press Release

ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2015 Sustainability Report. Since announcing some initial sustainability commitments in 2008, the company has advanced its principle of pursuing a broad range of sustainable agricultural solutions to help nourish a growing world.

New Partnership Aims to Improve Soil Health

Monsanto Contributes Support to Effort Led by NCGA
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