Cuba Is Boosting Climate Resilience In Agriculture

CleanTechnica

In a post by the Environmental Defense Fund, the organization shares that Cuba is boosting climate resilience in agriculture and explains three things that the small island country could show us.

Can regenerative agriculture deliver on its promise?

GreenBiz

Agriculture Carbon Capture Foodstuff Regenerative Agriculture SoilSkeptics are sowing doubts about the carbon sequestration potential. The questions underscore the complexities of soil science.

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General Mills, Danone dig deeper into regenerative agriculture with incentives, funding

GreenBiz

Agriculture Food & Agriculture Food Systems Regenerative AgricultureFood giants cultivate new pilots, new financing programs.

Should land be used for solar panels or agriculture?

GreenBiz

Agriculture Energy & Climate Food & Agriculture SolarThe burgeoning Solar Sheep movement argues: Why not both?

6 Ways the Agricultural Resilience Act Equips Farmers to Fight the Climate Crisis with Science

CleanTechnica

Last month, Representative Chellie Pingree (D ME-1) introduced a bold and comprehensive policy proposal — the Agricultural Resilience Act (ARA, H.R.5861) — to set farmers up with the tools they need to tackle the climate crisis.

Microgrids, indoor agriculture go together like peas and carrots

GreenBiz

Food Systems Microgrids Power Points Renewable Energy urban agricultureVertical farms can help produce food close to urban areas, but plant factories require a staggering amount of energy.

The robotic, hybrid-electric future of agriculture

GreenBiz

The robotic, hybrid-electric future of agriculture. Giants of the agricultural [industry], such as John Deere, are saying that electric power gives far better controllability and opportunities for automation and precision seeding and other things like that. Food & Agriculture.

From the farm to the restaurant, how people are investing in regenerative agriculture

GreenBiz

farmers Food & Agriculture Public-Private Partnerships Regenerative AgricultureFarming itself could regenerate the land — but it might take both public and private sectors to achieve success.

The promise of sustainable agriculture: A report from a townie

GreenBiz

What will it take to support sustainable agriculture in the United States? Food & Agriculture GreenBiz 20 Supply Chain TechnologyA new generation, for starters.

More Signs Of Green Recovery From COVID-19 Sprouting In Agriculture (#CleanTechnica Interview)

CleanTechnica

So far the green recovery movement has focused on clean power, but agriculture is also gearing up for a COVID-19 makeover. Interviews Research AgroSpheres Chi Botanic COVID-19 Earthsense green recovery mobius Pluton Biosciences TerViva

How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation

GreenBiz

From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.

From sustainable to regenerative: bold business moves to transform the agriculture system

GreenBiz

Food Systems GreenBiz 20 Regenerative AgricultureRegenerative practices could bring huge win-wins for farmers, food companies and the environment, implementing them will involve overcoming wide-ranging barrier.

After a rough 2019, farmers and congress discuss agriculture's role as a climate solution

GreenBiz

The Midwest floods revealed another benefit of sustainable agriculture: fields that had been farmed with conservation practices recovered faster. Agriculture Carbon Capture farmers Food & Agriculture Policy & Politics Policy & Politics resilience

Could abandoned agricultural lands help save the planet?

GreenBiz

Carbon Policy Carbon Removal Carbon Removal farmers Policy & Politics Regenerative AgricultureSome researchers contend there is an opportunity for ecological restoration that could help fight climate change and stem the loss of biodiversity.

India’s Agriculture Sector Faces A Looming Existential Threat From Climate Change

CleanTechnica

Agriculture Climate Change India

The history of cellular agriculture (and the future of food, too)

GreenBiz

Animal Welfare Biomaterials Books Food & Agriculture GreenBiz ReadsCowless meat, chickenless eggs and ?shless shless seafood — oh my.

The future of organic coffee: Building a network of support for regenerative agriculture

GreenBiz

The future of organic coffee: Building a network of support for regenerative agriculture. We’re firm believers that authentic Kona coffee is organic and that shifting toward regenerative agriculture is vital. Food & Agriculture. Regenerative Agriculture.

Sustainable agriculture cleans up rivers in Cuba

Inhabitat - Innovation

Cuba's efforts in conservation agriculture has led to cleaner rivers and improved soil conditions

Automating Agriculture: Innovations in Farm Robots

CleanTech Group

Agriculture & Food Cleantech Insights Robotics electric tractorsRecent COVID experience has heightened concerns about food security and its supply chains. This is largely due to workforce-related issues, particularly worker availability.

India Plans 26 Gigawatts Of Solar Capacity In Agricultural Sector By 2022

CleanTechnica

India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has reiterated its commitment to set up nearly 26 gigawatts solar power capacity in the agricultural sector by.

Regenerative Agriculture – Innovation and Investment: Part 1

CleanTech Group

In this three-part series we will tackle investing in regenerative agriculture. Agriculture & Food Cleantech Insights Cleantech Investment Resources & EnvironmentPart I will provide an overview, part 2 will look at key.

Iowa’s farmers are ready for a national discussion on transforming US agriculture

GreenBiz

Incremental change in agriculture is not moving quickly enough. Conservation farmers Food & Agriculture Policy & Politics

Regenerative Agriculture: Agricultural Revolution or Carbon Pricing Capitalism?

CleanTech Group

Regenerative agriculture is about improving soil through better farm practices. Therefore, a working carbon market for agricultural sequestration of carbon is a powerful […]. Agriculture & Food Sector Insights Agtech Food Safety

Modern farmhouse in Italy pays homage to its agricultural surroundings

Inhabitat - Innovation

Tucked into the rolling wheat fields of the Italian region of Le Marche, the Border Crossing House is a private residence that pays homage to the area's rich agricultural history

Can companies rely on regenerative agriculture's carbon removal impact?

GreenBiz

Can companies rely on regenerative agriculture's carbon removal impact? The answer lies in agricultural soils. Food & Agriculture. Jim Giles. Fri, 05/29/2020 - 01:30. Amid the recent headline-grabbing investments in food ventures, one event went largely unnoticed: FedEx’s involvement in a $200 million raise by Indigo Ag, a company that provides services and data to farmers. Why would a delivery behemoth invest in an outfit that sells seeds?

The guidebook for resilient animal agriculture

EDF + Business

Animal agriculture companies are feeling the impacts of climate change. EDF’s new Guidebook for Resilient Animal Agriculture provides a roadmap for companies to invest in and build a better, more sustainable and more profitable future.

Building forward with digital agriculture

Eco-Business

With Covid-19 having made us all more dependent on digital technology than ever before, now is the time to ensure that the revolution does not leave the world's poorest communities further behind

Precision Agriculture: the Opportunity to Monitor, Analyze and Control

CleanTech Group

Agriculture & Food Automation Cross-sector Trends AgtechThe global precision farming market is predicted to grow to $10.2 billion by 2025, with a CAGR of 14.2%. This market forecast includes.

Responsible Agricultural Investment

Eco-Business

Grow Asia and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Center for Responsible Business Conduct welcome you to join our webinar on "Responsible Agricultural Investment".

Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now

GreenBiz

Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now. For example, despite more than 30 years of good science and best practices that support conservation agriculture in the United States, less than 5 percent of U.S. Food & Agriculture. Food & Agriculture.

We need to think beyond urban farming

GreenBiz

But the broader agricultural world can learn much from how those operations use data. Agriculture Food Systems urban agriculture

GreenBiz analyst Jim Giles on the carbon offset markets, carbon-negative oil and regenerative agriculture

GreenBiz

Carbon Pricing Regenerative Agriculture Sidebar VERGE VERGE VERGE 19On the closing sidebar interview at VERGE 19, GreenBiz Group’s senior analyst Jim Giles discusses his excitement about the expected growth of the carbon offset markets.

The pandemic must transform global agriculture

Eco-Business

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the risks of unhealthy diets and the extreme fragility of the global food system. But the economic reconstruction after the pandemic is a perfect time to provide better nutrition and health for all

Sustainability risks in animal agriculture

Impact Alpha

An update to the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index shows that two-thirds of 60 publicly-listed meat and dairy producers are at “high risk” on most factors tracked by the index, including greenhouse The post Sustainability risks in animal agriculture appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Sustainable Business Practices for the Food and Agricultural Industries

Green Business Bureau

In the agriculture and food industry, sustainable business practices are intended to protect the environment, reduce waste production, increase productivity, and reduce operating costs. Sustainable Business Practices for the Food and Agriculture Sector.

In semi-arid Africa, farmers are transforming the 'underground forest' into life-giving trees

GreenBiz

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.

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Let’s Start Improving Water Quality In The US Everglades, Before It’s Too Late!

CleanTechnica

Agriculture Policy & Politics Water Brown and Caldwell Everglades Agricultural Area Storage Reservoir Project stormwater treatment areaA combination of canals, stormwater treatment areas, and a storage reservoir may improve water quality in the US Everglades.

Mission investors seek to give nature a boost with early-stage capital for high-tech agriculture

Impact Alpha

Now, a growing number of venture capitalists are doubling down on technology – to harmonize agriculture and nature. The post Mission investors seek to give nature a boost with early-stage capital for high-tech agriculture appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Feb.

The decarbonization promise of indoor agriculture is still in the seed stage

GreenBiz

The decarbonization promise of indoor agriculture is still in the seed stage. The problem with indoor farming, also known as controlled environment agriculture, is the electric grid. Food & Agriculture. Urban Agriculture.

Mary Wenzel of Wells Fargo on the company's innovation incubator and agriculture

GreenBiz

Built Environment Food & Agriculture GreenBiz Studio Innovation VERGE 19 EntrepreneurshipWells Fargo partnered with the National Renewable Energy Lab to create the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator, which supports clean energy entrepreneurs.

How do smallholder farmers benefit from sustainable agriculture?

Eco-Business

How are sustainable agricultural practices transforming smallholder livelihoods for the better

Utopia? Imagining the food system of 2050

GreenBiz

Agriculture Food Systems Foodstuff Urban AgricultureWhat’s implausible in 2020 may be plausible by mid-century.

Restaurants are helping to drive carbon farming practices

GreenBiz

The industry that's bigger than agriculture and retail can incentivize regenerative land management practices. Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture

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