Ardent Mills, a flour-milling and ingredient company, in partnership with Nutrien Ag Solutions, the retail division of the world’s largest crop inputs company, announced the advancement of its regenerative agriculture program. The program is aimed at strengthening the soil ecosystem and helping producers improve their farms’ productivity and profitability. By the end of 2022, the company has committed to enrolling 250,000 acres of spring and winter wheat into its regenerative agriculture program with the goal of advancing regenerative agriculture practices and building the grower base over the next three years.
In cooperation with its producer partners and Nutrien Ag Solutions, Ardent Mills has built a regenerative agriculture program that aims to increase organic matter content, and improve nutrient efficiency and water infiltration. The program uses key outcomes and provides side by side quality comparisons in order to comprehensively understand how regenerative agriculture affects the quality of wheat.
The regenerative agriculture program currently operates across 12 projects in nine geographies in the US and Canada, including Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Saskatchewan. The initiative helps serve Ardent Mills’ customers by providing valuable opportunities to meet their public sustainability goals and meet the needs of their consumers.