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Technology in the Field: Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives

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Can you imagine spending eight hours a day navigating muddy paddy fields in hot and humid environments, carrying heavy solution in a backpack sprayer to protect one hectare of rice? This is the hard reality of the average rice farmer in Asia.

Learn How a Cisco Nonprofit Partner Pivoted to Help Smallholder Farmers During COVID-19

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Cisco’s partnership with Mercy Corps is empowering people to overcome crisis and build better lives. Working together, we are transforming communities by innovating the way we approach global humanitarian responses.

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and the Association of Ramaytush Ohlone (ARO) Announce Historic Farming Collaboration in San Gregorio, CA

Ma Da Dil will be the first BIPOC farm on the San Francisco Peninsula under local Indigenous leadership
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PALO ALTO, Calif., April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and the Association of Ramaytush Ohlone (ARO) today announced the launch of a historic collaborative relationship.

Tanimura & Antle and Green City Growers Announce New Partnership & Acquisition

Furthering their joint commitment to providing communities with education and engagement with healthy, fresh produce
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SALINAS, Calif., March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Employee owned grower-shipper, Tanimura & Antle and Boston, Massachusetts based, Green City Growers announced today Tanimura & Antle’s investment as the majority shareholder and new partner of Green City Growers.  The merger of the two companies is based on a common commitment and passion to provide communities, organizations and individuals with a hands-on educational experience to increase awareness, build engagement and provide education about where food comes from.  By providing a path to e

Two Major Companies Announce New Agwater Challenge Commitments to Improve Water Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture

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March 9, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Bold commitments moving towards positive water impacts come months after Ceres and the World Wildlife Fund release a new pathway for companies to improve soil health and nutrient management practices for key commodities produced in high-risk watersheds. 

Pink Tomatoes & Petite Peppers: Innovating for Taste and Nutrition

Episode 6: Nutrition changes constantly. It is as dynamic as life itself. And as our understanding of health and nutrition evolves, so does our food.
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What did you last eat? And why? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. After all, it’s not entirely up to you.

The food that ends up on our plate is the result of global trade dynamics, cultural norms, seasonality, marketing, thousands of years of plant breeding, and personal tastes. And it’s all constantly changing. In this episode, we discover how nutrition evolves over time, and how crop science keeps up.

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What did you last eat? And why? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. After all, it’s not entirely up to you.

The food that ends up on our plate is the result of global trade dynamics, cultural norms, seasonality, marketing, thousands of years of plant breeding, and personal tastes. And it’s all constantly changing. In this episode, we discover how nutrition evolves over time, and how crop science keeps up.

New GFSI Podcast Series to Explore Food Safety, Industry Action and Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues

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PARIS, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today launches its all-new GFSI Podcast Series. The series will welcome food safety experts from across the spectrum of sectors and stakeholders that form part of the broader GFSI community to discuss the latest happenings in the world of food safety.

Scientist Discovers New Bee Species on Bayer Partner Farm in Brazil

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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.
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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

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