sustainable agriculture

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 »

USDA seeks drop in food losses, waste

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to feature the newest food loss and waste mitigation technologies at the second virtual Food Loss and Waste Innovation Fair. The Food Loss and Waste Innovation Fair is from... more »

IFPA joins consumer goods sustainability initiative

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has joined the Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative, a coalition committed to building trust in consumer goods. The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) recognizes third-party auditing, monitoring... more »

Registration open for 2022 Ag Innovations Conference

Located 20 miles south of Portland, Oregon State University’s North Willamette Research and Extension Center is organizing and hosting the 2022 Ag Innovations Conference (AIC), featuring various presentations, field tours and a tradeshow. Started in... more »

Valent Biosciences to expand Iowa facility

Valent BioSciences LLC plans to expand its biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa, meet increasing demand for its biorational products and the introduction of new products requiring more capacity. Construction will begin this summer and... more »

Edible coating extends shelf life of fresh produce

A new edible coating, NatuWrap, extends the shelf life of fresh produce, cutting down on food waste. NatuWrap keeps moisture in and oxygen and unwanted micro-organisms out, according to a news release, providing value to... more »

Consumers seek information about sustainability

Sustainability is a major topic among consumers. Farmers and other food producers definitely know it. The notion of sustainable farming is almost shrugged off as common sense among many in agriculture. Ask a farmer if... more »

Sustainable agriculture community mourns loss of beloved farmer

The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture has issued a statement regarding the death of Roy Lester Brubaker. "Beloved in the sustainable agriculture community, Roy Lester Brubaker died on June 16 in a farming related accident... more »

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