American Farmland Trust
The mission of American Farmland Trust is protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.
Erosion, Technology and Concentration
ETC is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to the conservation and sustainable improvement of agricultural biodiversity, and to the socially responsible development of technologies useful to rural societies. ETC is concerned about the loss of genetic diversity - especially in agriculture - and about the impact of intellectual property on agriculture and world food security.
The Leopold Center is a research and education center on the campus of Iowa State University created to identify and reduce negative environmental and social impacts of farming and develop new ways to farm profitably while conserving natural resources. The Center's work is focused in these initiatives - ecological systems research, marketing and food systems research, policy research and cross-cutting research that bridges all areas (water, energy, soil and alternative farming systems).
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America Regional Center
PANNA (Pesticide Action Network North America) works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives.