Tag Archives: Agriculture
Today I’m in Bentonville, Ark., at Walmart’s headquarters to visit with associates and talk about some of USDA’s initiatives around rural development and nutrition. In my four years as Secretary of Agriculture, those two things have been priorities for me.Read more ›
When I travel around the world, what strikes me is that we’re a lot more similar than we are different. We all want opportunity. We all want a better standard of living for our families.
With our world’s population rapidly escalating from 7 billion to 9 billion, one of our biggest challenges is food.Read more ›
A few months ago, we announced a new advertising partnership with Mother Nature Network that would create a special editorial channel on the site for readers to explore the people, businesses and organizations leading in sustainability.
Now we’re pleased to announce the official launch of that channel, “The Leaderboard”.Read more ›
The concept of local produce seems pretty simple: It’s fresher, tastes better and supports local communities. But there’s much more to the story. Walmart Green Room interviewed Ron McCormick, Walmart’s senior director of sustainable agriculture, to learn more about local farming.Read more ›
I want to talk about meat. Not whether it’s morally or environmentally appropriate to eat meat. Those debates have been raging in other forums for years and we’ll not settle them here.
I’d like to talk about how farm animals are raised and cared for.Read more ›