climate change

Summit focuses on climate change solutions

SVG Ventures|THRIVE will showcase innovative start-ups and their plans to address climate change at the Global Impact Summit. The summit is the culmination of a six-month search through more than 500 applicants from 70 countries;... more »

Virginia Tech receives $80 million for climate change

Virginia Tech has received an $80 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pilot a program that will pay producers to implement climate-smart practices on farms of all sizes and commodities, an initiative that... more »

Climate change study looks at soil management

A global collaboration to develop and implement climate-smart farming solutions, is supporting a study at The Ohio State University that looks at the potential of soil management practices to mitigate climate change. The group, AgMission,... more »

Bayer’s ForGround designed to ease adoption of sustainable ag practices

Bayer has launched a farmer-first digital platform to ease the transition to sustainable agricultural practices for farms of all sizes. The platform, ForGround, offers growers tools, resources, discounts, and the potential to earn revenue through... more »

Inflation Reduction Act brings $20 billion for climate-smart ag

The Inflation Reduction Act will deliver $19.5 billion in new conservation funding to support climate-smart agriculture. This historic funding will bolster the new steps that USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced Aug. 15 to... more »

AgFunder: U.S., California continue to dominate agrifoodtech funding

The U.S. still attracts the bulk of agrifoodtech capital, according to AgFunder’s 2022 AgriFoodTech Investment Report, and California, which saw a $4.1 billion jump in 2021, dominates U.S. funding. Startups in the U.S. raised $21 billion in... more »

California delegation visiting climate-smart Israel

Israel is regarded as perhaps the most climate-smart agricultural region in the world. It has to be, with annual rainfall of about 17 inches (source: World Bank). By comparison, portions of the Sierra Nevada, the... more »

SERCH LIGHTS alerts growers to climate change impacts

If you’re a farmer, rancher or working land manager in the southeastern United States, the USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) can be a valuable resource in delivering timely and applicable climate information and tools.... more »

Trends in spring climate changing in the Northeast

You might have noticed spring-like weather in the Northeast is arriving earlier than usual.  There is reliable evidence from many studies that conditions in the Northeast and upper Midwest have become warmer and wetter in... more »

Climate change effects depend on crops

In an effort to forecast how climate change may affect agriculture, University of California agricultural economists looked at how climate has affected crop acreage in the past. The effect of temperature changes on plants depends... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

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