Defining sustainable agriculture

Outlet: Dairy Herd Network

December 14, 2011

James McCarty from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability, University of Arkansas will be one of the featured speakers at the upcoming Michigan Ag Commodities Educational Expo. Dr. McCarty will be giving a presentation titled “Measuring what matters in sustainable agriculture”. The term sustainable agriculture may have been co-opted and thought to infer only certain production and cultural practices. In an online PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Marty Matlock, also from the Center for Agriculture and Rural Sustainability, provides five points he feels define what should be considered as sustainable agriculture…

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