May 29, 2020

American Farming Communities: Planting During a Pandemic

New technologies have the potential to improve farmer profitability through increased efficiency, higher yields, and long term cost savings. In addition, many technologies such as soil biology and chemistry analysis can help farmers adapt to the effects of climate change, improve soil health and reduce future environmental impacts. But is it enough, soon enough?
October 11, 2019

Shenandoah Growers opens new organic indoor farms

… Shenandoah Growers will now grow, pack and ship locally grown organic produce from its indoor farms to its customers in the Mid-Atlantic region year-round … read […]
September 5, 2019

Canadian plant cell tech start-up Terramera raises $45m

…The start-up behind technology that could sharply reduce the amount of plant pesticides as well as enhance the effectiveness of natural and organic crop protection has […]
September 5, 2019

Farming is the world’s most important career — that’s why it needs a new image

… It seems to me that what’s needed is a rebrand of sorts — a concerted effort to separate myth from fact and promote the potential […]
August 26, 2019

We’re looking for cutting-edge startups in food & agriculture to join the 2019 AgSharks. Sound like you?

AgSharks is a pitch competition for cutting-edge startups in Food & Ag providing new tools and technologies to support a more sustainable and nutritious food system. 
August 22, 2019

Corwin Heatwole believes the home team can produce a better bird

…What makes a certified-organic chicken? No antibiotics. Less-crowded living conditions. Access to pasture and sunlight. Organic feed and bugs and wild greens to munch on. Heatwole’s idea […]