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CNH Industrial and Zasso Deliver Chemical Free Weed Control

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CNH Industrial N.V. has recently strengthened its partnership between its accelerator for tech startups, AGXTEND, and Zasso Group, a global specialist in non-chemical weed and invasive plant management solutions using electrical power, by completing its acquisition of a minority stake.

Soil Health Institute Announces Virtual Field Days that Focus on Soil Health Promoting Practices in Cotton

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October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, released today virtual soil health field days. The video tours include conversations with cotton growers and soil health specialists in Arkansas and South Carolina, according to David Lamm, Project Manager of Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton. The series of 13 videos are publicly available on SHI’s YouTube Channel.

Responsibly Achieving a Food Secure World With Mosaic

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Did you know fertilizer accounts for up to 60% of crop yields? Together, we can responsibly achieve a food secure world.

See how we’re contributing with the implementation of 4R Nutrient Stewardship.

Bayer Future of Farming Dialogue Focuses on Importance of Sustainability in Agriculture

Bayer helping transform the food system through innovation in agriculture
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  • Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, Bayer confirms significant progress on its sustainability commitments.
  • Highly innovative carbon initiatives are redefining the value of farming by rewarding farmers for generating carbon credits when adopting climate-smart practices.
  • Game-changing launch of VITALA, the first global launch of a short stature maize hybrid in Mexico, to help farmers produce more while using less resources
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  • Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, Bayer confirms significant progress on its sustainability commitments.
  • Highly innovative carbon initiatives are redefining the value of farming by rewarding farmers for generating carbon credits when adopting climate-smart practices.
  • Game-changing launch of VITALA, the first global launch of a short stature maize hybrid in Mexico, to help farmers produce more while using less resources

Sustainable MacFries Fund: McDonald's To Invest in Climate-Friendly Farming Practices

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McDonald's has launched a "Sustainable MacFries Fund" in partnership with McCain to improve the resilience of British potato farmers, while also collaborating with the Walmart Foundation, WWF and Cargill in the US to improve land use practices.

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McDonald's has launched a "Sustainable MacFries Fund" in partnership with McCain to improve the resilience of British potato farmers, while also collaborating with the Walmart Foundation, WWF and Cargill in the US to improve land use practices.

Stemilt Hits Milestone With First Equitable Food Initiative Certification

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WENATCHEE, Wash., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Stemilt has taken another step to fulfil its mission to “cultivate people and delight consumers” by achieving Equitable Food Initiative certification at its impressive Quincy, WA orchard operation that grows apples and cherries. Stemilt completed a successful EFI pilot in 2019 and is now working with EFI to train and develop cross-functional leadership teams that will foster continuous improvement throughout its operations.

New Holland Agriculture and the World's First Production Methane Powered Tractor

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New Holland Agriculture, a global agricultural brand of CNH Industrial, is recognized as a leading proponent of sustainable agriculture. The New Holland T6 Methane Power tractor is the world’s first 100% methane powered production tractor, key to on-farm CO2 reduction without compromising performance.

A New Recipe for Corporate Sustainable Agriculture

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By Ceres' Beth Hooker and Nicole Tanner, World Wildlife Fund’s Water Stewardship Lead

Soil and water are intricately linked. From how they are protected to how they are managed to how they are valued across economic sectors, there is a clear connection. The decisions we make about one can have big impacts on the other. 

And, few industries rely on a healthy balanced relationship between soil and water as much as the $5 trillion global food and agricultural sector.  

Hershey: Preserving Ecosystems With Sustainable Agriculture

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In cocoa growing regions in West Africa, deforestation and the loss of biodiversity due to encroachment into protected areas is a manifestation of a complex set of root causes: poverty, the absence of land titles, a lack of clarity on land tenure arrangements, no knowledge of sustainable farming practices and poor law enforcement.

Pushing Progress Together, Accelerating the Return of Hemp as a Commodity Crop in North America

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New Holland Agriculture, a global agriculture brand of CNH Industrial, recently planted 15 acres of industrial hemp for education and testing at its site in New Holland, Pennsylvania. Jon Hundley, Marketing Manager, New Holland explained the importance of this project thus, “The testing field will allow us to learn more about the entire crop cycle from planting to harvesting while capturing important crop and soil data.

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