Colin Mitchell

Payments for Ecosystem Services

My passion for working in sustainable agriculture came out of a love of being in nature with friends, whether it was going on back-country backpacking trips, kayaking Texas’s beautiful rivers, mountain biking, or sometimes escaping to nature for my own enjoyment and, at times, solace.
By Colin Mitchell, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist
Cool-season forage cover-crop mixture

A Listening Session to Help Shape Future Innovation in U.S. Agriculture

This virtual listening session aims to help shape agricultural…

Episode 157. Pandemic Adaptation

In this episode of Voices from the Field, Martin Guerena, a sustainable…

Weekly Wednesday Workshop. Value-Added Products

Felicia Bell, an NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist at the…
Beyond Fresh co-authors Mike Morris and Sue Beckwith

Beyond Fresh: Exploring Value-Added Food Enterprises

Value-added enterprises are one way to increase the profitability of growing those vegetables. And, in fact, in a recent survey of 400 ATTRA clients, the number one topic they wanted to see covered in more detail on our website was value-added products.
By Mike Morris, Director of NCAT's Southwest Regional Office
tomatoesUSDA photo by Lance Cheung

Customer Pickup: COVID and Sustainable Ag

NCAT’s ATTRA Agriculture Specialists are producing short videos…
Jeff Schahczenski

Rethinking Crop Insurance in the Time of Pandemic: Risk and Uncertainty

I have recently been awakened to a re-evaluation of risk and uncertainty. Have these changes in risk and uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the need and desire to re-examine crop insurance?
By Jeff Schahczenski, NCAT Agricultural and Natural Resource Economist

Farmers on COVID 19: Let’s Learn from Each Other

On March, 30, 2020 The Virginia Association for Biological Farming…