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Behind the Factory Doors: Teachers Experience the Future at CNH Industrial

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Teachers from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) had a taste of the future of food and farming during a faculty field trip to the CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI) North American headquarters in Burr Ridge, Illinois recently.

CASE IH, Promoting the Role of Women in the Field

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Case IH, a global agricultural equipment brand of CNH Industrial, held a “Women in Agriculture” event in partnership with RGS Agricola, a local Case IH dealer, to discuss the importance of women’s role in the agribusiness, at the beginning of August in Pedro Osório, Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil.

Mark Schapiro: Reaping What You Sow

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There’s no time better than after a holiday of feasting to remember where we get our food. Ultimately, most of our complex recipes begin with the simple seed. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to author and environmental journalist Mark Schapiro to discuss the current state of agribusiness and his book Seeds of Resistance.

Change or Be Changed: The Future of Food & Beverage Is Now

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The food and beverage industry is facing change, and brands have to adapt or risk losing out. Climate uncertainties, population growth, evolving consumer expectations, and other social and regulatory considerations make for a landscape where only the most prepared will thrive.

The Next Quarter Century’s Organic Marketplace: Insights from Stonyfield Farm's Gary Hirshberg

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In 1977, during the heyday of the emerging “alternative energy” movement, I attended a solar greenhouse conference where I remember one of our little tribe’s pioneers opined about how much less exciting the solar “revolution” was going to be when it finally went mainstream. “I know what’s going to happen,” architect Steve Baer of Zomeworks pronounced – “solar collectors are going to be advertised in Sears newspaper inserts! I’m going to hate it but I’ll know we have arrived.”

Coming Attractions: A Sneak Peek at the New Technologies Shaking Up the Ag Industry

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The agriculture industry is at a crucial turning point, being forced to grapple not only with increased production demands to feed a growing global population, but also having to find ways to deal with climate change and its associated environmental impacts and supply chain risks. AgFunder News chief editor writes an Antea Group blog about the innovations coming down the pipeline, with the good news and bad news that come with them.

Brave New World: Rabobank Offers a Look into the Future of Food and Beverage

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The Global Sector Strategist-Beverages for Rabobank talks about the trends and challenges that he sees the industry facing, and offers some suggestions for what companies can do about them. Read his blog at the Antea Group website.

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National Black Farmers Association Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

Up to $100,000 in scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing agriculture-related studies
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  • NBFA Scholarship Program cultivates a new generation of black farmers
  • Applications will be accepted through April 28, 2017 or until 100 applications have been received
  • Scholarships funded by the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of automaker FCA US 
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  • NBFA Scholarship Program cultivates a new generation of black farmers
  • Applications will be accepted through April 28, 2017 or until 100 applications have been received
  • Scholarships funded by the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of automaker FCA US 

Business Of Agriculture: 5 Steps in Effective Succession Planning

5 Steps In Effective Succession Planning
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By Rick Hermonot and Jon Jaffe

Rick Hermonot and Jon Jaffe are consultants with Farm Credit East, working out of the Dayville office. Rick has been with Farm Credit for 27 years, and Jon has been with the organization for 31 years.

As agricultural producers start to think about planning for the eventual transition of their operation to the next generation, there are five essential steps that will facilitate a smooth transition and help ensure the financial stability of all involved.

How Nespresso Supports Local Farmers to Business Success

By securing the future of agriculture workers, Nespresso secures its own long-term growth.
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Nespresso CEO Jean-Marc Duvoisin is well aware that the success of his business depends on the success of local farmers. Through that connection, Nespresso—a brand of shared value pioneer Nestlé—creates long-term value for local agricultural systems to ensure success for not only his business, but also society.

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