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General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments and Investments

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General Mills released its 2018 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. The progress made by General Mills in 2017 demonstrates the company’s long-term commitment to protect and restore the resources upon which its business and communities depend, with an increased focus on improving the resiliency of its supply chain.  

General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility

Advancing soil health and pollinator habitat restoration
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MINNEAPOLIS, April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – General Mills released its 2018 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. The progress made by General Mills in 2017 demonstrates the company’s long-term commitment to protect and restore the resources upon which its business and communities depend, with an increased focus on improving the resiliency of its supply chain.  

Practicing Regenerative Agriculture

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This post is from Gary Zimmer, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Midwestern BioAg. Known as the “father” of biological agriculture, Zimmer is an internationally known author, speaker, and consultant. He owns Otter Creek Organic Farm, a family-operated, award-winning 1,000 acre farm near Lone Rock, WI, and has been on the board of Taliesin Preservation Inc. since 2011. Zimmer is the author of three books, The Biological Farmer (Second Edition), The Biological Farmer and Advancing Biological Farming, as well as numerous articles on soils and livestock nutrition.

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This post is from Gary Zimmer, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Midwestern BioAg. Known as the “father” of biological agriculture, Zimmer is an internationally known author, speaker, and consultant. He owns Otter Creek Organic Farm, a family-operated, award-winning 1,000 acre farm near Lone Rock, WI, and has been on the board of Taliesin Preservation Inc. since 2011. Zimmer is the author of three books, The Biological Farmer (Second Edition), The Biological Farmer and Advancing Biological Farming, as well as numerous articles on soils and livestock nutrition.

Kernels of Transparency: Sustainably Sourcing Corn

By John Wiebold
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Editor’s note: This is the third story in a series focusing on our commitment to sustainably source our top ten priority ingredients used in General Mills products by 2020. Read the first two pieces, which highlight our progress with oats and wheat

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Editor’s note: This is the third story in a series focusing on our commitment to sustainably source our top ten priority ingredients used in General Mills products by 2020. Read the first two pieces, which highlight our progress with oats and wheat

Pentair Commemorates World Water Day Through Ongoing Commitment to Sustainable Agricultural Initiatives

United Nations World Water Day Focuses on Nature-Based Solutions to Solve Water Challenges
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LONDON, March 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ Pentair, a leading global water treatment company focused on smart, sustainable water solutions, today commemorated World Water Day 2018 through its philanthropic work in Kenya with The Nature Conservancy’s Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund.

British American Tobacco Underlines Commitment to Transforming Tobacco in Latest Group Reports

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LONDON, March 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- British American Tobacco (BAT) recently published its Annual Report and Sustainability Report – both of which outline the Company’s commitment to transform tobacco by offering an unrivalled suite of potentially reduced-risk products that address the varied preferences of today’s consumers.

Cascadian Farm Invests in Soil Health Research Across Organic Oat Supply Chain With Grain Millers

Project aims to demonstrate the power of organic oats to build soil and capture carbon
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ANAHEIM, Calif., March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Cascadian Farm, a pioneer in the organic food movement, and parent company General Mills, announced a five-year $125,000 contribution to Grain Millers to support soil health research on oat farms in the Upper Midwest. Research findings and best practices will be shared at field day events to help advance environmental and economical outcomes for farmers.

Non-GMO Project Verification Takes Food Manufacturers by Storm

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As one of the fastest growing value-added labels in modern grocery history, the Non-GMO Project Verified label has tapped into one of the core memes of the current zeitgeist – the quest for authenticity.  As food and agricultural technologies advance with ever increasing speed, so too, it seems, does the demand for simplification, a harkening back to the way things were.

Farmers, Ranchers Set to Gain New Market Opportunities for Improving Soil Health

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ARDMORE, Okla., February 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, a national coalition convened by the Noble Research Institute announced its intent to create a new voluntary environmental services market that benefits agricultural producers and improves the environment for society at large.

The Life of a Modern Cowboy

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Zachary Jones is a rancher. But he’s no lone ranger.   

In fact, people are at the center of his job. He’s even earned the nickname “push-button man” from his two young daughters. He’s often on his phone, email or Skype.  

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