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Can We Pay Farmers to Store Carbon Emissions in Their Fields?

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by Marcello Rossi, Climate & Capital Media 

Modern agriculture releases carbon into the air. But a new generation of startups is paying farmers to put it back into the ground.

Sharper Focus on Sustainability in Sectors

Public comment open for two draft GRI Sector Standards – covering agriculture, aquaculture, fishing, and coal
Press Release

May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A consultation has launched to gather feedback on two proposed new Standards under GRI’s Sector Program, which will increase transparency within sectors by focusing attention on the sustainability issues that matter most.

Adding to the Oil and Gas Sector Standard, which is currently being finalized, the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has announced exposure drafts for:

Nothing Virtual About It: How Digital Tools Are Improving Farmers' Lives

by Liam Condon, Board of Management of Bayer AG and President Crop Science
Blog

From small farms to large-scale operations, digital tools are transforming agriculture and improving the way millions of farmers around the world protect their crops and their livelihoods.
 

New Holland Combine Harvesters Win Two Medals at the SIMA Innovation Awards 2021

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New Holland Agriculture’s innovation in combine harvesting has been rewarded with two medals at the SIMA 2021 Innovation Awards by the international jury panel of industry specialists assisted by a network of technical experts: a Silver Medal in the “From Harvest to Storage” category for NutriSenseTM, the in-harvest nutrient analysis system and a Bronze Medal in the “Parts, Services and Onboard Electronics” category for the cleaning system pressure sensors.

Technology in the Field: Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives

Blog

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
Press Release

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
Press Release

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

Press Release

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.

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