While broadband offers connectivity for rural dwellers in their homes, it may not bridge the technology divide between tech-hungry farmers and their inability to send or receive data from the most remote acres of their operations.
The US restaurant industry alone is responsible for more than 11 million tons of food waste each year, or $25 billion worth of food, and Valentine's Day is one of the industry's biggest nights of the year.
Nitrogen fertilizer is widely used in row crop production and is a key expense farmers face each year. But often that fertilizer is wasted, washing away after heavy rains or leaching due to irrigation or poor soil quality.
On-demand food delivery startup DoorDash and social service access platform mRelief are teaming up to provide affected San Francisco residents with up to $35 in DoorDash credit while they wait for their food stamp benefit approvals.
The Colorado-based startup is targeting big players in the food system to recapture lost food at scale while offering end-to-end logistics. It closed this top-up ahead of a larger Series B in the near future.
Tyson Foods, one of the world’s largest meat companies, and non-profit Environmental Defense Fund have formed a new partnership this week to develop and deploy a set of initiatives that will help Tyson achieve its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions across the company and its supply chains by 30% in 2030.
Until now, the Tel Aviv-based startup has been operating in stealth mode, honing its technology and accelerating adoption of its service with a clandestine list of growers including large-scale citrus growers.