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Ecocentricity Blog: Farming Squared

By: John A. Lanier
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More and more, owners of farmland are going to be presented with the choice of continuing to farm or selling to solar developers. We absolutely need more installed solar on the grid, but we also need productive farms! So ideally, we would be able to do both simultaneously.

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More and more, owners of farmland are going to be presented with the choice of continuing to farm or selling to solar developers. We absolutely need more installed solar on the grid, but we also need productive farms! So ideally, we would be able to do both simultaneously.

New Report from Field to Market Signals Increase in Climate Targets Across Food and Agriculture and Calls for Increased Urgency to Translate Ambition into Action

Nearly One-Third of Field to Market’s Corporate Members Have Established Science-Based Scope 3 Emission Reduction Targets, While Greater Collective Action Is Needed to Achieve These Goals
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WASHINGTON, September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable released today the second edition of its annual report, Climate Action in U.S. Agriculture: A Compendium of Field to Market Member Climate Commitments, showcasing an increasing number of greenhouse gas targets across the industry over the past year while reinforcing the need for urgent collective action to address intensifying climate impacts.

Ecocentricity Blog: Thirsty Lands

By: John A. Lanier
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In case you haven’t noticed, it’s the western part of the United States that is feeling thirsty right now. The combination of high temperatures and less rain than usual has been brutal, and the scariest part is that there is no end in sight.

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In case you haven’t noticed, it’s the western part of the United States that is feeling thirsty right now. The combination of high temperatures and less rain than usual has been brutal, and the scariest part is that there is no end in sight.

Reaping the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture

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by Craig Wichner, founder and managing partner of Farmland LP 

New Holland Supports Three Forward-Thinking Farmers With Machinery in up to Speed Scheme

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New Holland Agriculture has partnered with The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) for the second year in the Up to Speed joint scheme, which aims to support young farmers, new entrants, or those looking to make a difference in their local community but would otherwise not have access to this type of farm machinery.

New Holland Loop Master Knotting Technology Wins Gold Medal at 2021 Edison Awards

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New Holland Agriculture was honoured with the Gold medal at the 2021 edition of the Edison Awards for the ground-breaking Loop Master™ knotting technology featured on its BigBaler 1290 High Density and BigBaler PLUS range. The annual award competition recognises excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation. Winners are selected based on four criteria: Concept, Value, Delivery and Impact.

Field to Market Awarded Walton Family Foundation Grant to Advance Supply Chain Sustainability Efforts in U.S. Agriculture

$760,000 grant will support development of greenhouse gas emissions reporting guidance among other key priorities
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WASHINGTON, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market®: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced today that it was awarded a two-year grant totaling $760,000 by the Walton Family Foundation to advance supply chain sustainability efforts across U.S. commodity crop production.

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.

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

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