Sustainability

Sustainability Practices Prove Their Worth

Walton Farms has been operating on and around the same land in Iowa since 1835, spanning multiple generations and many different farming practices. When Walton Farms acquired new land 20 miles away from their other farming areas, implementing new sustainability practices seemed a natural fit. With all farm partners on board, Walton said once they got started, they never looked back— leading them to be 85-90 percent no-till today…

Dave Walton, a grower from Wilton, Iowa, uses social media to give the world a glimpse of sustainable farming practices on his operation. Photo courtesy of Dave Walton

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Jessica Wharton
Jessica Wharton

State Policy & Communications Coordinator

American Soybean Association