USFRA docudrama articulates the challenge farmers face while embracing the opportunity to meet the increasing demands for food.
Despite uncertain economic times, farmers are front and center as the agents for change in “30 Harvests,” a new short film unveiled by the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) that highlights the urgency needed in the fight against climate change.
“The next 30 years are the most important in the history of agriculture. Food production will need to increase by 70% to feed the world by 2050. How do we nourish a growing population while our farmable land is shrinking?” said Erin Fitzgerald, CEO, USFRA. “30 Harvests captures the passion and hope that our farmers have in providing a dependable source of healthy food while addressing economic and environmental concerns for current and future generations.”
The docudrama follows the plight of farmer Jay Hill of Dell City, Texas and farmer and soil scientist Meagan Kaiser of Bowling Green, Missouri. In the short film, they articulate the challenge farmers face while embracing the opportunity to meet the increasing demands for food, and ultimately help solve one of the greatest challenges of this generation: climate change. […]