regenerative agriculture

Multimedia Editor, Planet Forward
In September 2022, four university students from around the country, along with Frank Sesno and Dr. Imani Cheers, traveled to McGinley Ranch in the Sandhills of northern Nebraska to study and report on the unique features of this expansive project. 
A bison walks in a prairie under a blue sky.

Several bison wander the prairie lands of McGinley Ranch on September 18, 2022. (Frank Sesno/Planet Forward)

University of Missouri
Declining rangeland and rising temperatures have livestock ranchers searching for solutions. To South Dakota State University research assistant Anlly Fresno Rueda, a bison’s gut is as good of a place to start looking as any.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Old Mason jars filled with heritage corn and tins of commercial tobacco are what planted the initial idea for the Goldman Lab’s Inter-Tribal Seed Stewardship Initiative.
sunflower bed in a field at sunrise

Sunflower bed in bloom in the fall of 2019 at Homefields Incorporated, a 23-acre community-led farm. (Max Sano/Franklin & Marshall College)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | New York University
The U.S. food supply chain needs a complete makeover in light of the COVID-19 crisis. A new plan should incorporate several areas of focus, including expanding funding into current organic and regenerative agriculture.