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U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Welcomes Leading Global Apparel Manufacturer Gildan as New Member

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MONTREAL, June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes Gildan Activewear and their portfolio of company-owned brands, including Gildan®, Alstyle®, American Apparel®, and Comfort Colors®, as members. The Company serves as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of everyday basic apparel, and it is also one of the largest domestic consumers of U.S. cotton, which represents the majority of the fiber used in Gildan’s products.

A Promising Path Forward for Cotton and Water

World Water Day Q&A with Dr. Andrew Jordan
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For World Water Day, we sat down with Dr. Andrew Jordan; sustainability advocate and advisor to Cotton Council International (CCI), Cotton Incorporated, and the US Cotton Trust Protocol (USCTP); to get his perspectives on the link between cotton and water.

Watch Energea Spotlight: Producing Food for Your Neighbors

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Ian Gibson runs an organic vegetable and flower farm in Higganum, Connecticut. A thoughtful use of space, solar powered irrigation and a minimal use of equipment and chemical inputs makes Ian's farm the perfect model of sustainability for the farming industry.

Watch more sustainability highlights here.

Victory Hemp Launches Campaign to Finance Regenerative Hemp Production

CrowdFarming Allows Everyday People to Invest in Sustainable Farming
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Victory Hemp has partnered with Steward, the world's first CrowdFarming platform™, to launch a campaign to finance regenerative hemp grain production. Crowdfunding through Steward is set up as a loan, not a donation, so everyday people can invest in sustainable agriculture and earn healthy returns. 

Visit the Steward project page now to read the details of this compelling story, including the challenges that regenerative hemp farmers are experiencing with the U.S. banking industry, and to learn of the lending opportunities available through this campaign (the minimum investment is $100). 

https://gosteward.com/projects/victory-hemp-foods/financing-u-s-regenerative-hemp-grain-production

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Victory Hemp has partnered with Steward, the world's first CrowdFarming platform™, to launch a campaign to finance regenerative hemp grain production. Crowdfunding through Steward is set up as a loan, not a donation, so everyday people can invest in sustainable agriculture and earn healthy returns. 

Visit the Steward project page now to read the details of this compelling story, including the challenges that regenerative hemp farmers are experiencing with the U.S. banking industry, and to learn of the lending opportunities available through this campaign (the minimum investment is $100). 

https://gosteward.com/projects/victory-hemp-foods/financing-u-s-regenerative-hemp-grain-production

Sustainable Cotton Farming Showcased in Episode 2 of HanesBrands' Behind-the-Scenes Documentary “Crop to Campus”

The seven-part minidocumentary follows three North Carolina State University students on an all-questions-answered journey from cotton field to finished T-shirt
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., September 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the second episode of filmmaker Rod Murphy’s “Crop to Campus” apparel sustainability minidocumentary, college students exploring T-shirt manufacturing visit the operations of a fifth-generation cotton farmer in North Carolina.

McCain Foods Sustainability

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"As the challenges posed by climate change become more acute, the global food system needs to transform significantly. It needs to do so to feed a growing population while reducing its impact on nature. It needs to evolve to adjust to the changing expectations of consumers, and adapt to the disruptions in the food supply chain that are caused by more erratic and extreme weather events. McCain Foods is committed to accelerating our plans to transform our supply chain.

New Holland Agriculture Wins the Inaugural Sustainable Tractor of the Year® Award at Agritechnica 2019

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November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - New Holland Agriculture, a global agricultural brand of CNH Industrial N.V (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), has won the inaugural ‘Sustainable Tractor of the Year 2020’ award at Agritechnica 2019, the world’s largest agricultural trade show, currently taking place in Hannover, Germany.

Bayer Committed to Shaping a More Sustainable Food System

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  • Agriculture is part of the solution for climate change
  • Investing more than 25 billion euros in Crop Science R&D over the next 10 years
  • Leading Digital Farming platform FieldView on 90 million paid acres this year
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  • Agriculture is part of the solution for climate change
  • Investing more than 25 billion euros in Crop Science R&D over the next 10 years
  • Leading Digital Farming platform FieldView on 90 million paid acres this year

How Soil Scientists Can Do a Better Job of Making Their Research Useful

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Soil is a vital part of the natural environment. It supports the growth of plants, is a habitat for many different organisms and is at the heart of nearly all agricultural production. It also plays an integral role in countless other ecosystem services like water and climate regulation.

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