You learn a fair bit about someone by just asking how they take their eggs. And it’s a pretty hot question to fire up AFN’s new “Table Talk” series when across the table this time is a veteran food industry egg-spert like David Wagstaff.
Like most corporates the size of GrainCorp and many of the world's agribusinesses, the company is not positioned or organized in a way that makes it possible to survey the startup scene as often as necessary. Step in TERRA, the accelerator from RocketSpace and Rabobank.
Karn Manhas is founder and CEO of Terramera, an agbiotech startup focused on improving the sustainability of farming. Here he writes about the importance of promoting the farming industry as an appealing and impactful career for the next generation.
While cannabis investing might still seem like the Wild Wild West because its psychoactive component remains illegal at the federal level, there's are some serious minds -- and serious funds -- dedicated to this space, including Mary Dimou.
A recent report dubbed Cargill ‘The Worst Company in the World’ on the basis that it failed to live up to its sustainability promises particularly around deforestation. But is vilification really the best way for consumers to support change at the global corporate level?
The major CPG company has already invested millions in helping farmers understand and adopt regenerative agriculture principles and is now focusing on reducing pesticide use in its supply chain after studies revealed glyphosate residue in 21 of its products.