Contributors

Pascal Kuipers

Senior Advisor/ Communications Specialist
Schuttelaar & Partners

Pascal Kuipers is a communications professional in food / food manufacturing with over 20 years of editorial experience in food in the Netherlands and worldwide.

Stories

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) Simplified

Pascal KuipersApr 6, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers understand the importance of sustainable farming to protect valuable environmental resources. By doing so, they preserve and protect their farming operation for…

Stories

The SSAP: A Guideline to Responsible Farming

Pascal KuipersApr 5, 2018

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) was created by the U.S. Soy Family – USSEC, the United Soybean Board and the American Soybean Association…

Innovation

Iowa Soybean Farm Serves as Prototype for Village Farms in China

Pascal KuipersMar 25, 2018

Rick Kimberley and wife Martha are the fifth generation on the Kimberley family farm. Son Grant, the sixth generation, not only contributes to U.S. Soy…

Cover Crops

Water Drainage, Soil Highlighted on Mark Eck’s Maryland Row Crop and Poultry Farm

Pascal KuipersMar 15, 2018

Mark Eck built his first chicken house in 1977. While he and his family have expanded beyond poultry over the years, much of the soy…

Cover Crops

Conservation and Wildlife are at the Heart of this Hartly, Delaware Operation

Pascal KuipersMar 14, 2018

Mike Brown was a forester working for the state of Delaware when he acquired this farm in 1994. At the time, Jim Thompson had already…

Conservation Tillage

Sustainable U.S. Farming Practices by the Numbers

Pascal KuipersMar 2, 2018

Conservation and sustainable farming practices are practically as old as U.S. agriculture itself. Sustainability is, by its very definition, integral to the farmers who care…