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Trisha is new to NWF's agriculture policy team, but she's not new to agriculture or to changing policy in Washington, DC. She grew up on a small farm in Michigan where she learned to love and respect all creatures great and small. After serving in the armed forces and college, she moved to Washington, DC to fight for wildlife and protecting the habitat they need to thrive. She worked for World Resources Institute, USAID and over a decade at Defenders of Wildlife changing policy to protect wildlife from dangerous highways.

Are Cover Crops an Underground Climate Change Solution?

4/2/2015 // By Trisha White

Good news! A recent study from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences measured how much carbon can be sequestered by cover crops. Researchers found that – if we all stepped up our efforts to increase cover crop adoption – cover crops …


Romance and “Reality” in Rural America

9/24/2014 // By Trisha White

Did you hear? Chris Soules, the heartthrob fan-favorite farmer from last season’s The Bachelorette will be next season’s Bachelor. Chris stole the hearts of the viewing audience with his family-first, country charm and a romantic hometown date complete with horseback ride …

Opportunity is Growing on America’s farms

8/12/2014 // By Trisha White

I live in a big city now, but I grew up in a small town. Farms and rolling fields, pastures and paddocks, corn and combines. Those were the good ol’ days, but so much has changed since I left – …