Ask A Farmer
Have you ever wondered who is growing your food and if it’s safe? At CommonGround, we help you find the answers.Play Video
Thriving on Trust
Are you curious about the welfare of cattle raised for the beef we eat? This video, featuring CommonGround volunteer Kelsey Pope and her mom, Cindy Frasier, offers an inside perspective on the interdependent relationship that ranchers have with their herd.Play Video
Not a "Latte"
Do you have questions about the amount of pesticide farmers use on their crops? The answer, explained here by North Dakota farmer and CommonGround volunteer Sarah Wilson, may surprise you.Play Video
Land is Love
What are U.S. farmers doing to protect the environment? Hear the answer from CommonGround volunteer, Diane Karr, and the reasons why farmers are taking steps to become more and more sustainable.Play Video
Nothing to Fear Here
Tour the farms, communities and homes of CommonGround’s farmer-volunteers as we sort through some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding food and farming.
September 28th, 2017
Filters for Our Coffee, Our Crops and Our Water
By Carla Schultz Carla Schultz and her family raise soybeans, corn, pigs, beef cattle, alfalfa, black and navy beans, and wheat on their Michigan farm. Mornings around our farm house can be a whirlwind of activity trying to get breakfast served and four kids ready…
With so many food choices available, the farmers of CommonGround want to serve as a resource to educate families about food and farming. Get to know some of the farmers who raise food in your state.Your Community
September 28th, 2017
Conservation Tillage Improves Sustainability, Crop Performance
By Diane Karr Diane Karr and her family raise soybeans, corn, beef cattle, alfalfa, grain sorghum and wheat on their Nebraska farm. Like any business owner or manager, we face a constant challenge of meeting the needs of today while building our farm for the…
At CommonGround, we are a group of farmers having conversations about the food we grow and how we produce it. We share our personal experiences, as well as science and research, to help consumers like you sort through the myths and misinformation surrounding food and farming.
CommonGround was developed by farmers through two of our national checkoffs, the United Soybean Board (USB) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA). We welcome you to join the conversation – and to enjoy your food without fear.