Discussion: Can Economic and Environmental Sustainability Live in Harmony on the Farm?
Environmentalists say that modern farming practices are destroying natural resources, specifically soil quality and clean water supplies. Some farmers fight back by either downplaying the farming practices’ environmental impact or by highlighting industry driven solutions they’re participating in.
This doesn’t have to be an adversarial process. Farmers and environmentalists both deeply care about the land and water, but they come at the issue from differing cultural and economic perspectives.
So what’s the way forward for more sustainable agricultural -- economically and environmentally?
How do we collaborate to provide guidance for a new generation of farmers?
Join the discussion from 8:00-9:30 today with Mark Schultz from the Land Stewardship Project, a farm and rural organization, and members of the Sustainable Farming Association.
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