MORRISVILLE, N.C., September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, will release its comprehensive report on the Economics of Soil Health on 100 Farms in a webinar on Thursday, September 30 at 12 p.m. ET, thanks to the generous support of Cargill.
Using data collected and analyzed across 100 farms in nine states, Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, SHI’s President & CEO, will share key findings that can only be gleaned at such a scale.
by Bob Reiter, Head of Research & Development, Crop Science at Bayer
Throughout my career in agriculture, I've been inspired by how eagerly growers have embraced progress. Today's farmer is tech-savvy and open to digital tools – ranging from apps and GPS to AI and machine learning – that can fuel smarter and more productive decisions.
by Lydia Miller, Senior VP and Portfolio Specialist with Dana Investment Advisors
The concept and acceptance of moving toward a Circular Economy have grown significantly in the last several years. While definitions vary, most focus on maximizing the value of materials, products, and other resources (i.e., water, energy) that circulate in the economy by maintaining them in the economy for as long as possible while also minimizing the consumption of materials and the generation of waste.
August 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed a Roadmap for a Sustainable Dairy System to help businesses create solutions that are both environmentally friendly and economically favorable, while delivering dairy products that consumers can feel good about.
By Kris Johnson, Interim Director of Agriculture, The Nature Conservancy, North America
Food is among the most basic and essential ways that we interact with nature. The security and continuity of our food supply chains depend on healthy soil, clean water and a stable climate—all factors that impact a producer’s ability to grow crops. Businesses are increasingly recognizing these connections and including environmental factors into their business models. One way they do this is by setting sustainability goals related to water quality and climate change.