Charlotte Hebebrand, is director-general of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA), a nonprofit organization that represents the global fertilizer industry, on issues related to the promotion of plant nutrients, improvement of the operating environment of the member companies and the collection and compilation of industry information.
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.
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.
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.