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

May 21, 2018

4 Food Marketing Principles Can Rebuild Consumer Trust

Americans’ confidence in the food system has eroded over generations, and building it back will similarly take ongoing investment by all stakeholders.

May 08, 2018

What Food Leaders Will Learn At Sustainable Brands '18 Vancouver

Experts from across the supply chain will convene June 4-7 for networking and in-depth conversations about improving the sustainability of food and agriculture.

May 04, 2018

How Millennials Can Smash The Agriculture Echo Chamber

Stop talking down to young leaders and instead include them in the conversation about rebuilding consumer food trust, says Emily Buck, a U.S. delegate to the 2017 Youth Ag-Summit hosted by Bayer, Fédération des Jeunes Agriculteurs and Groene Kring.

May 04, 2018

Bayer Leaders Share Strategies For Building Consumer Trust In Food

The company is committed to transparency as one of its core values, according to Adrian Percy, global head of research and development, and Beth Roden, global head of communications.

Apr 24, 2018

Bayer To Conservation Leaders: We Hear You

Ahead of its planned acquisition of Monsanto, the agribusiness convened a farmer, a former U.S. agriculture secretary and NGO experts. They discussed how the company can use its scale to do good in the world.

Apr 20, 2018

Walmart Aims Higher For Sustainable Food

The company notched commitments totaling 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions in 2017, and leaders say they plan to amplify that progress in the months ahead.

Apr 10, 2018

CEO: Farmers Will Survive With Storytellers

Less than 2% of the U.S. population farms, meaning farm operators and journalists must help the public understand agriculture and its technology.

Mar 30, 2018

How To Partner With The Supply Chain Without Compromising Stewardship

Before you hitch your cart to any agronomic practice, evaluate the economic and land-stewardship consequences for your operation.

Mar 20, 2018

How Dairy Sped Past Other Industries To Advance Farm Sustainability

Unlike many sectors of agriculture, the dairy industry has successfully woven together disparate supply chain stakeholders to adopt common best practices and advance consumer outreach.