Trending Topics GFN Farmers are Talking About


Each day we are listening to what GFN members are talking about. Believing in the power of ideas, here’s a recap of  topics that have recently been top-of-mind to our farmers world-wide:

  • New program: adopt an almond tree – USA (CA)
  •  Aapresid to start no-till program in the country – Nigeria
  • Beef cattle – Brazil, Mexico
  • Cover crops – Argentina, USA (IA)
  • Measuring carbon discussion – Denmark, Argentina, Australia, Uruguay
  • Visiting farms with Borlaug Farmer Association – India
  • Lamenting death of Dr. MS Swaminathan – India
  • Tomato crop, using banana fibers as staking  – Kenya
  • Rice harvest  – Nepal
  • Danish Environment Minister announces the approval of glyphosate use for 10 years, opening the road for more no-till farming. Discussion about safety, use, and benefits – Colombia, Denmark, Italy, Nigeria, Uruguay
  • No-till machinery used for smaller farms – Honduras

Unlocking farmer insights and understanding local experiences in fields and seeing what is happening globally is powerful. Farmers’ voices are important insight!  If you’d like to learn more about what is top-of-mind to our farmers contact Mary Boote, GFN CEO, [email protected].

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