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Nate BirtManaging Editor

Nate Birt serves as managing editor of Top Producer. He previously spent his days as deputy managing editor of the magazine and interacting with Farm Journal Media fans on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as social media and news editor. He also wrote about machinery for Farm Journal and AgWeb.com. Nate is a graduate of the University of Missouri, from which he holds a master’s in journalism and bachelor’s degrees in journalism and political science. He has worked as a web producer for the Detroit Free Press; as news and online editor at the Boonville (Mo.) Daily
Nate Birt serves as managing editor of Top Producer. He previously spent his days as deputy managing editor of the magazine and interacting with Farm Journal Media fans on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as social media and news editor. He also wrote about machinery for Farm Journal and AgWeb.com. Nate is a graduate of the University of Missouri, from which he holds a master’s in journalism and bachelor’s degrees in journalism and political science. He has worked as a web producer for the Detroit Free Press; as news and online editor at the Boonville (Mo.) Daily

Articles By Nate Birt

Matthew Lohr
Feb 25, 2019

Meet the New Chief Conservationist

Top priorities for Matthew Lohr: conservation practices, farm bill and customer service
Tiling
Dec 18, 2018

Close the Conservation Gap

You might need to jump-start the discussion with non-operator landowners
Costco-Chickens_2_Lincoln-Premium-Poultry
Nov 20, 2018

Costco Opens Doors to Farmers

Row-crop operations are taking acres out of production to add poultry barns
Oct 18, 2018

Farmers Can Profit From Waste

NGOs and tech firms seek to help farmers make food more efficient.
Oct 03, 2018

Consider How Divergent Diets Will Affect Your Farm

On a recent trip to Silicon Valley, Horsch Maschinen GmbH founder Michael Horsch took his children and senior management on a quest.
Sep 28, 2018

Clear Communication Builds Trust

If you need to unwind and take a break with your farm team, the best approach might just be to grab a pastry.
Aug 23, 2018

McDonald's and Partners Seek Beef Chain Visibility For Customers

An innovative two-year pilot program between McDonald’s and stakeholders of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) aims to improve visibility on beef's journey from ranch to restaurant.
Aug 01, 2018

Tap Into The Local Food Movement

Feed shopper demand with farm-grown meat, fruit and veggies.
Jul 18, 2018

Gene Firm Inari Seeks To Lift Wheat, Soy, Corn Productivity

CRISPR and other gene-editing technologies will help Cambridge, Mass.-based researchers unlock seed insights to boost farmer yields, reduce fertilizer use and create better environmental outcomes. And they’re using social media and online videos to engage American consumers in the journey.