Indigo Ag Goes Above and Beyond Sustainability Goals
Since their partnership began last year, Indigo Ag, an NEC member, and Anheuser-Busch have achieved sustainability targets for 2.2 million bushels of rice and increased profitability for growers.
Indigo Ag is dedicated to developing new techniques in agriculture to feed the planet and decrease harm to the environment. When the company partnered with Anheuser-Busch a year ago, the partnership set goals for resource and emissions savings. Using Indigo’s microbial products, conservation management practices, and efficient transactions of grain through Indigo’s Marketplace and Transport systems, growers decreased their use of water by 23.7%, decreased the use of nitrogen by 13.3%, and decreased methane emissions by 26.6%. These achievements have surpassed the sustainability goals originally set by the companies.
“Our partnership with Anheuser-Busch is an example of the potential of a decommoditized agriculture system to deliver value for growers and the environment while expanding consumer choice,” says David Perry, Indigo’s CEO. “We’re looking forward to expanding our partnership alongside Anheuser-Busch to meet consumer demand for climate positive products while bringing significant economic opportunities to America’s farming communities.”
The Council commends Indigo Ag and Anheuser-Busch for their feats in sustainable agriculture. Read more here.
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