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AI as a Force for Good in Supply Chain Management

by Unni Nair, Supply Chain Sustainability Manager, Cisco
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As artificial intelligence (AI) moves from research to reality, new insights and increasingly automated decision making are disrupting entire supply chain networks. AI will affect everything-from raw materials sourcing to factory floor productivity. These emerging technologies will unlock business value while simultaneously revealing opportunities to better utilize the workers within those ecosystems.

Avnet's Supply Chain Navigator Interview with Stuart Pann, Chief Supply Chain Officer, HP Inc.

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SCN: It’s been about two and a half years since the HP separation. What can you tell us about who HP Inc. is today and what it took to get the company to this point?

From Dairy Farm Girl to Attorney for General Mills

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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming. This post is from Annette Frawley.

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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming. This post is from Annette Frawley.

National FFA Organization, John Deere and Discovery Education Team Up to Introduce the Next Generation of Manufacturers to Innovative and Accessible Careers In STEM

‘Careers that Innovate’ virtual field trip to spotlight opportunities in engineering, technology and advanced manufacturing as a pathway to 21st century skill-building and career readiness
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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The National FFA Organization, John Deere, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are teaming up to host a new Virtual Field Trip entitled John Deere: Careers that Innovate on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m.

How Annie’s Is Working Differently in Montana

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A new sort of farmers market just arrived in the northern plains of Montana, and Annie’s is proud to be part of it.

For the last eighteen months, we’ve been working with organic grain farmers, Casey Bailey and Nate Powell-Palm, to create limited edition Annie’s items – Honey Bunny Grahams and Elbow Pasta & Cheddar – made from organic crops grown on their farms.

Portrait of a Start-up Farmer

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Zach Knutson is as much economist as he is farmer. He’s had to be.

Unlike many farmers, Knutson didn’t inherit land. Instead, he’s earned and invested his way into the industry, relying on his entrepreneurial savvy and passion for growing plants and crops.

Knutson’s career in agriculture started in elementary school when he had a small garden. Later, he nurtured a chicken flock to sell eggs for extra spending money. In college, he realized he liked the business.

Three Ways We’re Making Our Food Matter

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Three focus areas are amplifying the legacies given to us by the founders of several of our brands.

Walmart Sustainability Milestone Meeting

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Application Extension Announced for “Power to Grow,” a U.S. Department of State Program to Support Micro-Enterprises in Central America

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April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the La Red de Innovacion e Impacto (the Innovation and Impact Network) announced the extension of the application deadline for the Power to Grow Innovation Challenge until May 14, 2018.

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