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 government of President Mauricio Macri, who took office in 2015, is working hard to open up its markets and attract investment from overseas and the agriculture and venture capital industries are a key part of that policy.
The USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report's data collection methods are damagingly opaque and are causing unnecessary amounts of volatility and instability across global agriculture.
Britain’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is committing £5m ($6.9m) to fund the country’s farm sector PhD students in an effort to overhaul the UK industry’s “fragmented” innovation and skills pipeline.
There is a somewhat popular opinion in cannabis investor circles that mainstream investor hesitation is a good thing for dedicated cannabis investors, but the status quo can’t last forever if legal cannabis is to grow as much as supporters would like.
As several US make progress toward legalizing cannabis, the federal government makes motions towards stricter enforcement of the federal cannabis ban, plus more news from the agrifood industry in this week's brief.
The decision comes after weeks of votes and protests about the future of the controversial chemical in the EU, which has been far more skeptical than other parts of the world regarding glyphosate and the genetically-modified seeds created to resist it by Monsanto.
The USDA's National Organics Standards Board (NOSB) has ruled that hydroponic, but not aeroponic, farms can continue to be certified organic in an 8-7 vote that has divided the indoor and outdoor farming communities.