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Grow crops like a fighter pilot

The next harvest is becoming a matter of economic survival for some growers in uncertain times. With trade wars, pandemics and market plunges, farmers now more than ever need every edge they can get to make the most of the growing season. One thing they can do to up their game is to take inspiration from fighter pilots, writes Joe Byrum.

How Iowa’s startup ecosystem is supporting agtech startups

As the nation’s leading state for corn, pork, eggs, and renewable fuels, it is no secret that Iowa is a world leader in agriculture production. The state is also building a fast-growing entrepreneurial ecosystem for the next generation of agtech businesses.

scaling up regenerative agriculture

7 critical factors to scaling regenerative agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is a means to increase farmers’ profits, sequester over 1 trillion tons of carbon, and build resilient economies through regenerating our soils and landscapes. But how can we disseminate these practices fast enough for agriculture to become a key player in the fight against climate change?