sustainability

Groundwork BioAg names new general manager

Groundwork BioAg, a global bioagriculture company, has named Andrew Duff as general manager for North America. Duff’s more than 20 years of experience in biostimulants, seed technology and U.S.... more »

Cover crops help Pennsylvania’s Anchor Farms

Cover crops and rotation are important parts of the formula for success for Anchor Farms, which grows vegetables along the banks of the Susquehanna River in north central Pennsylvania. Joe and... more »

Fourteen Acres’ bounty

In an unusual combination, central Texas distillery Tito’s is growing fresh produce, and seeks to inspire other distilleries to do the same. Tito’s/Fourteen Acres’ farmer Adam Levin and Kathleen Kuper, farm... more »

USDA releases funding for climate projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is advancing climate-related projects by releasing more funding for projects by growers and others. The USDA is providing an additional $325 million for 71 projects in the Partnerships for Climate-Smart... more »

AgroFresh Solutions to merge with Paine Schwartz Partners affiliate

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. has entered into a definitive merger agreement with investment funds affiliated with Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing. The investment funds will acquire all of AgroFresh’s outstanding... more »

Soil management platform debuts

Researchers in a multi-year project to design and test a platform to support sustainable soil management and increase land productivity will present their findings in a web seminar. The 3 ½-year project, SIEUSOIL H2020, will... more »

Yara’s incubator farms focus on soil health

Soil health is a key part of Yara North America’s new incubator farm in Auburn, Alabama.  At the 80-acre farm at Auburn University’s E.V. Smith Research Station, practical approaches to managing and influencing soil health... more »

IFPA’s State of the Industry: This not for the ‘faint of heart’

Despite the remnants of the global pandemic and emergent challenges like inflation, labor, and extreme climate events, International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns urged Global Produce & Floral Show guests to capitalize on the... more »

UC Davis receives $50M pledge for sustainability research

The University of California, Davis, has received a $50 million pledge to support the school’s commitment to address pressing challenges in agriculture and environmental sustainability. The pledge – from philanthropists Lynda and Stewart Resnick, co-owners... more »

USDA Grant to Fund Up To $25 million in Colorado soil health projects

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has finalized the grant agreement to significantly invest in Colorado’s Saving Tomorrow’s Agricultural Resources (STAR) program for soil health. CDA’s STAR program was one of the 70 projects selected for... more »

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