Defining the word ‘sustainability’ is much like defining ‘happiness.’ The meaning depends on whom you ask and maybe when you ask them. For peanuts, however you define the word, the story starts in a field on a farm.
Tim McMillan, peanut farmer from Enigma, Ga., told a Congressional subcommittee that the peanut provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill with the Price Loss Coverage program should be maintained in next farm bill.
The Soil Health Institute was launched in 2013 in Morrisville, N.C. to help farmers improve soil health. The Institute emphasizes cover crops and no-tillage to help farmers improve the soil, increase productivity and help the environment.