Finding alternative uses for methane could be an important tool in the fight against climate change as the gas is responsible for at least a quarter of global warming and is over 80 times more powerful than carbon dioxide.
The issue of livestock farming’s impact on the environment is not as clear cut as many would have you believe. In fact, many much of the data dairy and meat alternative businesses are using to market their animal-free wares are inaccurate and misleading.
Ecosia, a German startup with an internet search engine, today, has brought in enough revenues to enable it to plant 50 million trees. This equates to the removal of 2.5 million tonnes of Co2 from the atmosphere.
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.
Legislation adopted in 2016 requires the Californian state to reduce methane emissions from the dairy and other livestock sectors by 40% by 2030.
Food System 6 is a non-profit food-ag accelerator working to stimulate food system change by surfacing, supporting and scaling innovators and entrepreneurs who are transforming the way food is grown, produced, and distributed.
Implementing conservation practices like nutrient optimization, crop rotation, conservation tillage, and cover crops can put money back in farmers’ pockets, according to a new report.
The current state of the digital ag space lacks sufficient high-quality data, but that's where Ethington sees potential in Arable, he tells AgFunderNews.
Institutional investors managing over $5 trillion have joined companies including McDonald’s and Walmart to support the ‘Cerrado Manifesto,' showing the strong demand for zero-deforestation food products, writes Aarti Ramachandran.
Professor Louise Fresco, the president of Wageningen University & Research and former Assistant Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) addressed delegates at the AgriVest conference in Tel Aviv last week.
Future Food Asia Award marks a milestone in the the fledgling Asian agrifood tech industry as it was the first competition of its kind showcasing the region’s top startups in the sector.
Ever get to the end of the week faced with a fridge full of rotting produce and gone off meat because plans to cook up a storm got sidetracked? You're not alone.
We speak to Sam Kass about his transition from a chef to a policy advisor to a venture capital investor, Obama's interest in the sector, and which technologies he thinks will be transformative to the food system, nutritionally and environmentally.
With technology set to disrupt the food & beverage industry, it’s becoming clear that, for companies that wish to survive, change is not an option, write sustainability consultant Tod Christenson.
Investors want to know that the rules around bio-based projects aren't going to change on them, and that's where today’s governments have a significant role to play, according to speakers at the World Bio Markets (WBM) conference.
TPG Alternative and Renewable Technologies, an arm of the $70 billion global private investment house TPG, has invested in Inocucor Technologies, the Canadian agricultural products company.
Agriculture investors need to manage the risks of the agriculture industry today, prepare for increasing volatility tomorrow, and also adapt to fundamental changes in the industry in the future, says Marc Sadler.
Wade Barnes writes about the role precision ag technologies can play in offsetting carbon emissions and participating in the carbon market in Canada.
Agriculture technology has emerged as a new destination for investors, but it still lacks definition. Here are five ways to think about it.