As of November 14th, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) entered into a partnership with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to collaborate around issues of healthy soils, clean water, climate stability, yield resilience, habitat for at-risk species and economic viability for farmers.
“EDF and NCGA have been working together for many years,” says Suzy Friedman, EDF senior director for ag sustainability. “For work in agriculture, working with farmers and working and learning from their associations has always been very important.”
“Our histories have had definitely differing opinions and different platforms but we’ve all had the same goal for a very long time and that’s improving the environment,” says Nathan Fields, NCGA vice president of production and sustainability.
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