National Corn Growers Association is proud to announce Nebraska farmer Andy Jobman has been recognized as one of Field to Market’s 2020 Farmer Spotlight Honorees! Jobman is Vice Chairman of NCGA’s Stewardship Action Team and Vice President of the Nebraska Corn Growers Association.
Through Soil Health Partnership and Field to Market, NCGA works to support farmers, such as Andy, to improve environmental outcomes and advance sustainable solutions across the value chain. Field to Market recognized Jobman on June 24 during its annual Plenary and General Assembly Meeting, recognizing his outstanding leadership in implementing innovative approaches to environmental stewardship on his farm.
“I want someone to look back and say that’s how we want to model our future farming practices,” says 5th generation farmer, Jobman.
NCGA is dedicated to engaging with farmers to advance continuous improvements in sustainable outcomes across the food and agriculture value chain. Congratulations to Andy for his accomplishments in delivering sustainable outcomes for U.S. commodity agriculture.
NCGA is taking a series of actions to do our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic fallout it is creating for corn farmers and our customers. Short term, this means instituting policies to protect the health and safety of our stakeholders and the broader communities we serve. Long term, we’re focused on creating solutions to help corn farmers and our customers recover from the financial impacts of this crisis.
CommonGround is a group of farmers connecting with consumers through conversations about science and research and personal stories about food and misinformation surrounding farming. Supported by the NCGA and state corn organizations.
The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is a farmer-led initiative that fosters transformation in agriculture through improved soil health. Administered by NCGA the partnership has more than 220 working farms enrolled in 16 states. SHP’s mission is to utilize science and data to partner with farmers who are adopting conservation agricultural practices that improve the economic and environmental sustainability of the farm.