Manure is considered an inconvenient byproduct by many, but Crena Resources sees it is pure gold in the battle to achieve more sustainability in agriculture.
The ongoing conversation about how to achieve greater sustainability in food production through technology has covered everything from fertilizer to food waste.
After being one of five grain trading houses slapped with a $29 million fine last year for engaging in activities related to illegal deforestation, Cargill is calling on competitors and colleagues alike to protect the region’s forests.
The FDA could take years to settle its official position on CBD including any formal regulations limiting production and sale, according to Ecofibre’s chief science officer Alex Capano, leaving consumers with few assurances about product quality in the meantime.
Canadian startup XpertSea hopes its portable technology will replace some of the antiquated methods that many producers still use in the world’s biggest animal protein industry.
There has been a lot of discussion about animal protein lately, primarily when it comes to beef, poultry, and the rapid growth of plant-based or lab-grown alternatives.
As lawmakers, court battles, and consumer demand continue to push conventional chemical inputs out of the picture, a major market opportunity for bio-based inputs has developed. However, many farmers are struggling to understand an entirely new production methodology, argues biologicals veteran Pam Marrone.
Silo, a marketplace for perishable food producers and distributors, has raised $3 million in seed funding led Initialized Capital, the fund founded by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan.