agriculture

Scientist Discovers New Bee Species on Bayer Partner Farm in Brazil

Summary: 
  • Its official name is Ceratina (Ceratinula) fioreseana, which is now one of 38 known bee species within the Ceratinula subgenus located throughout the Americas.
  • This new species does not live in colonies or produce honey, but it belongs to a group of important pollinators.
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  • Its official name is Ceratina (Ceratinula) fioreseana, which is now one of 38 known bee species within the Ceratinula subgenus located throughout the Americas.
  • This new species does not live in colonies or produce honey, but it belongs to a group of important pollinators.

Demand Grows Globally for Food, Beverage and Agriculture Companies to Accelerate Shift Towards a Nature-Positive Future

As expectations of sustainability grow among employees and consumers alike, new analysis reveals leadership opportunity for FB&A businesses willing to prioritise the environment.
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ARLINGTON, Va., November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As food, beverage and agriculture businesses increasingly ramp-up efforts to reduce their environmental impacts, a major new market analysis from The Nature Conservancy – the first of its kind from the organization – and Edelman has underlined the importance of these sustainability strategies for both customers and employees, hinting at the compelling commercial and reputational rewards available to those companies willing to act fast on this urgent agenda. 

Land Betterment Corporation Hosting AgTech Stakeholder Day

Company continues to act as a collaborator for the new economy
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FISHERS, Ind., October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced that it will host a regional AgTech Stakeholder Day on Thursday, November 5, 2020.  The day of meetings will bring together thought leaders from academia, government service, non-profit and private enterprise.  The focus will be on building a national, resilient agriculture supply chain

Nonprofit Launches First-of-Its-Kind Database of Studies Documenting Harm from GMOs

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UNIONVILLE, Conn., October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — GMO Free USA dba Toxin Free USA, a national 501(c)(3), has launched GMOResearch.org, the first-of-its-kind searchable science database of studies and reports on the safety and effects of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and associated agrichemicals.

EarthxConservation: How Humans, Wildlife, and Nature Co-Exist in Today's World

Conservation leaders from Africa and the United States share principles and practices for protecting wildlife and using resources responsibly in agriculture, ranching, forestry, hunting, and fishing
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DALLAS, October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- EarthX introduces EarthxConservation, a new virtual conference to be hosted on October 19-21. Sessions will explore how humans, nature, and wildlife are co-existing in today’s world and how we can find even greater health and biodiversity through conservation and responsible resource use. Speakers will cover hunting, fishing, agricultural activities, and how proper management can protect the biosphere.

Harvesting a New Transport Channel

New solutions for transporting big Ag machines in Europe
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By the Beautiful Blue Danube, title of the most famous waltz ever written, is the bucolic setting for the latest installment in CNH Industrial’s Top Stories series. The article takes the reader on a river journey of discovery across Europe from Passau in Germany to Ruse in Bulgaria to explain how a modern day logistical problem was solved by revisiting one of the oldest means of transport in the world: cnhindustrial.com/harvestinganewtransportchannel_eng

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By the Beautiful Blue Danube, title of the most famous waltz ever written, is the bucolic setting for the latest installment in CNH Industrial’s Top Stories series. The article takes the reader on a river journey of discovery across Europe from Passau in Germany to Ruse in Bulgaria to explain how a modern day logistical problem was solved by revisiting one of the oldest means of transport in the world: cnhindustrial.com/harvestinganewtransportchannel_eng

Bayer and Temasek Unveil Innovative New Company Focused on Developing Breakthroughs in Vertical Farming

Summary: 
  • Initial efforts will focus on innovating vegetable varieties that deliver optimized quality and sensory experience.
  • Called Unfold, the new company will be headquartered in the Davis, Calif., area with key operations in both the U.S. and Singapore.
  • John Purcell appointed as CEO.
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  • Initial efforts will focus on innovating vegetable varieties that deliver optimized quality and sensory experience.
  • Called Unfold, the new company will be headquartered in the Davis, Calif., area with key operations in both the U.S. and Singapore.
  • John Purcell appointed as CEO.

Investors & Companies Use Climate Playbook to Scale Action on Water

Roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks.
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by Kirsten James, Director of Water at Ceres 

Our research shows that roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks. That’s the startling insight we uncovered when we analyzed the sectors represented in the four main U.S. stock indices. These risks, including dwindling water sources, pollution, climate change and increasing competition, affect industries across the board, from agriculture to utilities, apparel to oil and gas.

Understanding the Impact of Supporting Small-scale Milk Producers in Turkey

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ISTANBUL, August 7, 2020: Ninety-two percent of Turkey’s dairy sector is comprised of micro-scale farms (fewer than 20 cows) which produce over 15 billion litres of milk per year. Pınar Süt is a dairy company committed to supporting the sustainability of the dairy sector and small-scale dairy farming in Turkey. The company engages these smallholder dairy farmers as suppliers.

The Path to Zero Hunger Includes Empowering Women

Empowering Women Can Reduce Global Hunger
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Women make up 60% of the 821 million people who are food insecure globally. The reasons why women suffer more acutely from hunger are rooted in several complex and often interwoven issues, including culture, gender inequity, access to resources, education and more.

By focusing on solutions that include gender equity and women empowerment, greater impact can be made to reduce malnutrition, food insecurity and hunger. By ensuring women have access to critical resources, global rates of hunger can be significantly reduced by up to 150 million people. 

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