General Mills project could set standard for farm-level regulations

Large food companies are increasingly worried about the broad impact they have on the environment. Now their programs are reaching down to the farm level, although those influences are mostly in early stages.

American farmers are at the vanguard of this trend, with companies like General Mills aiming to influence a million acres by 2030.

Why it matters: Farmers will incur costs and have less flexibility to pass costs along if food companies set more rigid production requirements for farmers without increasing payments. Read Full Article - Farmtario, May 31, 2019