Stories by Matthew Russell

Matt Russell works at Drake University as the Resilient Agriculture Coordinator in the Agricultural Law Center. Much of his work has been funded by a combination of state grants, federal grants, and support from private foundations. He co-owns Coyote Run Farm with his husband Patrick Standley. They live on their farm in rural Lacona, Iowa, participate in current USDA programs, and will likely participate in future USDA programs. He currently serves on the USDA Iowa Farm Service Agency State Committee as a special employee with USDA. This is a political appointment that began during the Obama administration and will end at some point during the Trump administration. subscribe to Matthew Russell's feed

Posted on: Jun 2, 2017, Source: The Conversation

Farmers can benefit from their unique position to tackle climate change. They just need the political will.