Nebraska Farm Bureau

02/21/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/21/2020 16:18

USDA Initiative: Cut Ag’s Environmental Footprint in Half by 2050

USDA Initiative: Cut Ag's Environmental Footprint in Half by 2050

Details 21 February 2020

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced his 'Agriculture Innovation Agenda' this week, a department-wide initiative to align resources, programs, and research to position American agriculture to better meet future global demands. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will stimulate innovation so that American agriculture can achieve the goal of increasing production by 40 percent while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture in half by 2050.

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