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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

Could abandoned agricultural lands help save the planet?

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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.

Modern farmhouse in Italy pays homage to its agricultural surroundings

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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

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.

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

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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.

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

Sustainability risks in animal agriculture

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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.

Precision Agriculture: the Opportunity to Monitor, Analyze and Control

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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.

SatAgro: The Startup That’s Helping to Drive Digital Agriculture in Poland

Planet Pulse

elazowski founded SatAgro : a precision agriculture company that monitors a quarter million hectares of large scale crops in Poland. “At We are now a significant player in Poland’s digital agriculture industry, and are always striving to innovate.”.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Why Agriculture’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Almost Always Underestimated

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Estimates of agricultural emissions are usually too low because they don’t include these five sources of greenhouse gases

Agriculture Bill: Government targets 'balance between food production and environment'

Business Green

Defra to table updated Agriculture Bill in Parliament today, promising radical overhaul of 'bureaucratic' EU farming subsidies

Rebellyous Foods Is Making Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets For The Masses

CleanTechnica

Agriculture Interviews plant-based Rebellyous FoodsAn interview with Rebellyous Foods founder and CEO, Christie Lagally.

Wells Fargo’s Mary Wenzel on accelerating agriculture-tech solutions

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In collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) has been supporting entrepreneurs working towards clean technology solutions in the built environment for the past four year. Sidebar VERGE VERGE VERGE 19 Entrepreneurship

Food Or War: A Book That Teaches Common Sense

CleanTechnica

Foodies and sustainability activists should read Food or War, which tells all about the state of agriculture and the planet. Agriculture Climate Change Health books food Food in the Anthropocene Paris agreement UN Food And Agriculture Organization UN Sustainable Development Goals

How do smallholder farmers benefit from sustainable agriculture?

Eco-Business

How are sustainable agricultural practices transforming smallholder livelihoods for the better

Trump Administration Fights Ban On Farming Pesticides, Sucks Up To Corporate Behemoths

CleanTechnica

Agriculture Health Oil agrochemicals chlorpyrifos glyphosateWhy are agrochemicals creating problems between the US and Thailand.

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Dana introduces new e-axles and e-gearboxes for agricultural equipment

Charged

Under its Spicer brand of OE and aftermarket components, Ohio-based parts supplier Dana has unveiled new e-mobility technologies for field sprayers and telehandlers used in agriculture.

African Agricultural Sector Is Sunnier Because Of Solar-Powered Pumps

Forbes Green Tech

But there is another critical purpose — to properly distribute water, which in turn is boosting productivity for Africa’s agricultural sector When most people think of solar power, they think of rooftop electricity.

Exploring the business case for carbon removal

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New approaches, from CO2-sucking materials to regenerative agriculture, were in the spotlight at VERGE 19. Carbon Capture Carbon Removal decarbonization Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture VERGE 19

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Terramera raises $45 million to reduce chemical use in agriculture

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ImpactAlpha, Sept. 11 – Vancouver-based Terramera’s Series B was led by two ag-focused funders: new investor Ospraie Ag Science and returning investor Seed2Growth (“S2G”) Ventures.

Getting smart about subsidies to bridge the agricultural financing gap

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30 – The latest data suggests that financial service providers are supplying about $70 billion to rural agricultural households around the world. ImpactAlpha, Oct.

The startup helping Smithfield turn manure into a circular resource

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Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture factory farmingAnuvia Plant Nutrients aims to improve farm yields while reducing the emissions associated with fertilizer.

Restaurants are helping to drive carbon farming practices

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

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Modern farmhouse in Italy pays homage to its agricultural surroundings

AGreenLiving

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. More: Modern farmhouse in Italy pays homage to its agricultural surroundings.

How Precision Agriculture Can Change Farming’s Financial Landscape

Planet Pulse

It’s not surprising that agricultural technology, and in particular, precision agriculture are becoming crucial tools in a farmer’s arsenal. In order to boost productivity and profitability, farmer’s need to carefully manage where they invest their time and resources.

Ex-Google X engineer Tom Chi on tech that's 'net-positive' to nature

GreenBiz

"What I’m interested in is changing the economics around agriculture," says the long-time entrepreneur. Food & Agriculture Information Technology On the VERGE Regenerative Agriculture VERGE 19

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

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See original here: From sustainable to regenerative: bold business moves to transform the agriculture system. Business Green and-the bring-huge environment food-companies food-systems greenbiz 20 involve-overcoming regenerative agriculture win-wins-forRegenerative practices could bring huge win-wins for farmers, food companies and the environment, implementing them will involve overcoming wide-ranging barrier.

Why today's turkey is more affordable and sustainable than it was in the 1970s

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farmers Food & Agriculture Food & AgricultureScientific developments and innovation has produced more turkey for a larger population using fewer of our natural resources.

Agriculture Bill becomes latest casualty of Brexit chaos

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A bill to introduce payments for environmental improvements by farmers fails to win time in Parliament to pass into law

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

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The Midwest floods revealed another benefit of sustainable agriculture: fields that had been farmed with conservation practices recovered faster. Original post: After a rough 2019, farmers and congress discuss agriculture’s role as a climate solution. Business Eco Green 2022-for agriculture another-benefit but-now carbon-capture farmed-with had-been keep-nudging make-our midwest practices-recovered resilience

The Brief: Jeremy Grantham Q&A, Indian agriculture platforms, efficient cooling, identity verification, jobs at Tipping Point fund and HBO

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The British-born value investor has been warning of the risks of climate change long The post The Brief: Jeremy Grantham Q&A, Indian agriculture platforms, efficient cooling, identity verification, jobs at Tipping Point fund and HBO appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

The Brief: Emergency student aid, Franklin Templeton acquires Athena, climate-resilient agriculture, Senegal’s startup act

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As The post The Brief: Emergency student aid, Franklin Templeton acquires Athena, climate-resilient agriculture, Senegal’s startup act appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

UN Scientists Say There Is A Way To Delay Climate Change For 20 Years For Pocket Change

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Agriculture Climate Change Barron J. Orr carbon dioxide Climate change UN Convention to Combat Desertification UN Food And Agriculture OrganizationScientists at the UN say an investment of $300 billion would buy the world 15 to 20 years to figure out how to solve the climate crisis.

Our 10,000-Year Challenge: Science, Values And The Future Of Food & Agriculture

Forbes Green Tech

"The next 30 years are the most important 30 years there will EVER be in the history of agriculture." Thus agriculture expert Jack Bobo asserts in conversation with Robert C. Wolcott at Alltech ONE in 2018. Aligning science, values and food for the future of humanity