5 Sustainable Farming and Land Use Practices

Discover key sustainable farming and agricultural practices that may result in benefits to both the environment and your bottom line.

‘Sustainability’ has become a buzzword in the agriculture industry, and for good reason.

In short, the goal of sustainable agriculture is to meet society’s current food and textile needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Practitioners of sustainable agriculture typically seek to integrate three main objectives into their work: a healthy environment, economic profitability, and social and economic equity.

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What Sustainable Agriculture (and Money Saving) Lessons Can We Learn from These Award-Winning Farms?

Agriculture has always had many proud traditions. One such tradition is being stewards of the land and environment. Most ag folks have a great respect for the land and animals that sustain their livelihoods. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has been honoring people in agriculture who embody this tradition with the Commissioner’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award since its creation in 1994.

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