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A sampling of entrepreneurs and innovations that have the potential to move the needle.
March 5, 2021 by Jim Giles
The ideas proposed for a Rockefeller Foundation contest cover a dizzying array of locations and issues, but their commonalities are as prominent as their differences.
January 15, 2021 by Jim Giles
Collaborative processes involve countless meetings and technical reports and lobbying and conflict. But they can result in trusted systems that underpin structural change.
January 8, 2021 by Jim Giles
Black soldier flies are one new approach vying to solve aquaculture’s feed problem. Companies are also growing fishmeal from algae and using microbes to convert carbon dioxide into protein.
December 4, 2020 by Jim Giles
Farmers across the Corn Belt tend to plant rotations of soy and corn. Diversification could boost returns and reduce pollution. Why don't farmers make the switch?
September 11, 2020 by Jim Giles
Aquaponics and other indoor ag systems rely on access to water and energy, not soil or seas. Siting them near existing distribution hubs or industrial parks makes plenty of sense.
July 31, 2020 by Jim Giles
Consumption continues to decline, generating real questions about the sustainability of the current system. But are we prepared for a just transition?
July 17, 2020 by Jim Giles
There are gaps in coverage, but a new dashboard aggregates more than 170 indicators about food waste, greenhouse gas emissions and other key agricultural metrics.
June 19, 2020 by Jim Giles
The plan could shrink the dairy company's footprint by at least 30 percent by five years from now.
March 6, 2020 by Jim Giles