STEM Education

By providing educational materials for use in urban classrooms as well as a scholarship program for agriculture-bound students, we can heighten the awareness and knowledge in the area of food production while increasing college student interest in making a food and ag career choice.


Sustainability Awareness

Supporting unique, comprehensive programs designed to engage and educate consumers about sustainability, food and farming. We are empowering consumers to make informed choices.


Open Dialogue

By contributing to efforts that create an open dialogue with farmers and ranchers, every American consumer can have their questions answered truthfully, directly from the source.


Who are we?

The U.S. Farming & Ranching Foundation (Foundation) is a nonprofit organization with the mission of supporting sustainability and consumer education in American culture. The Foundation supports initiatives that educate the public about how our food is produced, and programs in the areas of STEM education, sustainability and fostering a dialogue between farmers, ranchers and the consumers they serve. Learn More

Engaging with Consumers

With your contributions, we can support unique programs that help educate and inform the American consumer, as well as encourage an excitement and drive for our youth to become future stewards of SMART Farming.


What is sustainability?

48% of consumers cannot properly answer that question. This definition varies depending on several demographic aspects of the consumer.


We have a great opportunity

to provide the facts to consumers about their food purchasing decisions.



75% of consumers have a favorable opinion towards farmers and ranchers, yet less than half of consumers view farming and ranching methods favorably.


80% of consumers are interested in learning more about today’s farming and ranching practices.

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It All Begins With Your Support

Your contribution will enable us to support, develop and implement programs to effectively educate and interact with consumers.