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Evaluating radical new solutions based on whether they scale can be directly at odds with the very nature of these solutions.
March 24, 2022 by Philip Loring
Regenerative agriculture has become a buzzword in the food sector, but two new verification schemes hope to turn buzz into results.
December 16, 2021 by Theresa Lieb
Sponsored: Innovative vertical and indoor farming technologies are helping bring fresh food closer to urban and arid populations and minimize supply chain risk while also helping reduce carbon impact.
November 15, 2021 by Anne Guthrie
The giant food company will pay a premium to farmers and suppliers that adopt healthier soil, biodiversity and cultivation practices.
December 7, 2020 by Heather Clancy
U.S. agriculture has made progress in the last decade. But it will need to do much more to address the global challenges of rising food demand and climate change.
September 16, 2020 by Richard Waite
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
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
A circular economy for food in a post-COVID-19 world could build resilience and ease the impacts of the next global crisis.
June 12, 2020 by Lena Gravis
Current financial models drive a year-to-year perspective but biodynamics and sound agronomic practices should at a minimum be in five-year cycles.
May 29, 2020 by Lucien Harlow-Dion
Regenerative agriculture is good for soil health. But are there limits to its climate mitigation potential?
Government should consider other climate mitigation solutions in the food and agriculture sector, such as protecting and restoring natural ecosystems and sustainably increasing fish supply.
May 28, 2020 by Janet Ranganathan
The startup initially planned to have 3 million acres signed up for its Indigo Carbon program in the first year. It sextupled that goal.
April 23, 2020 by Owen Poindexter
As many people in the U.S. shelter-in-place in their homes, farmworkers are at risk of becoming severely ill from the coronavirus as they continue to support the country's food supply chain.
April 23, 2020 by Evelyn Nieves
U.S. farmworkers face a slew of social, economic and political challenges that have caused a decades-long farmworker shortage. Here's how brands such as Alter Ego, Clif Bar, Driscoll's, Kuli Kuli and Philz Coffee are stepping in.
April 16, 2020 by Mike Hower
Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage.
April 9, 2020 by Dancan Gromko
In Pennsylvania, an innovative program is showing farmers how to plant cash crops in buffer zones to help stabilize stream banks and clean up waterways.
April 2, 2020 by Janet Marinelli
It’s not enough to just blame Big Ag. We need to create new ways of thinking and doing when it comes to food production.
February 22, 2020 by Mark Hyman
Food giants cultivate new pilots, new financing programs.
February 20, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Why the human side of sustainability deserves more attention.
January 29, 2020 by Heather Clancy
A new report shows how some companies and academic research labs are applying extrusion, 3D printing and cellular agriculture to produce meat alternatives.
November 27, 2019 by Gareth Armanious
Articial intelligence and big data may help produce more food, use less water, limit resource consumption, redirect food waste and reduce food prices.
November 25, 2019 by Katherine Walla
Farming itself could regenerate the land — but it might take both public and private sectors to achieve success.
September 27, 2019 by Nancy Matsumoto
There are many ingredients in the solution, ranging from plant-based diets to regenerative agriculture.
August 2, 2019 by Mia Overall
The biggest food company in the world is expanding animal agricultural technology.
January 23, 2019 by Jenny Ahlen
Lab-grown promises to be one of modern science’s finest hours. Is it enough to change, or end, the way humans consume animals?
April 22, 2017 by Wayne Pacelle
The Real Co. is launching a new 'Single Origin Verified' label to tell consumers exactly where their food comes from.
October 7, 2016 by Rachel Cernansky