CNH Industrial, a world leader in agricultural and construction equipment, has inaugurated the agricultural sector’s first Dynamic Simulator in Modena, Italy. The Company has four plants and three R&D centers in the country, employing some 4,500 people.
BOZEMAN, Mont., October 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A new Plowprint report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reveals that 1.8 million acres of grassland habitat in the Great Plains of U.S., Canada, and Mexico were plowed up in 2020, primarily for row crop agriculture. This large-scale habitat destruction continues to be a major contributor to the precipitous decline of songbird populations and other wildlife species throughout the Great Plains.
October 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A first-of-its-kind study from World Wildlife Fund (WWF), No Grain Left Behind, indicates that on-farm losses of corn and soy crops in the United States are much higher than industry-accepted estimates, with a potential national loss of 507 million bushels of corn and 53 million bushels of soy annually.
Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture™ has been awarded funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities opportunity with an approximate funding ceiling of $70 million. The organization will work closely with USDA in the coming weeks to finalize the grant’s overall scope.
Global power leader Cummins Inc. is teaming up with a leading tractor manufacturer to integrate Cummins’ 15-liter hydrogen engines into farm equipment to lead the decarbonization of the agriculture market.
Buhler Industries Inc. has a longstanding reputation for excellence in tractors under the Versatile brand. Buehler and Cummins have signed a letter of intent on the initiative.
Global Reporting Initiative launches Sector Standard for agriculture, aquaculture and fishing
June 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Three sectors that produce the food and materials that are fundamental to humanity’s survival are being supported to take accountability for their impacts, following the publication today of a new GRI Standard.
Some Thoughts on Fiduciary Responsibility, Mutually Assured Destruction and Small, Diversified Organic Farms
Since the slow money movement’s first low interest loan to a local organic farm in 2010, more than $80 million has flowed to over 800 small farms and local food businesses, via volunteer-led groups in a few dozen communities. Events of the last few years have emphatically accentuated our shared concerns.