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News We've Heard...

Here are some other recent stories in the news that caught our attention:

2-4-23 -- Scoular's FARM Team Gives Producers Voice on Ag Tech, Sustainability, and Other Topics

1-31-23 -- What are five ways ChatGTP will revolutionize agriculture in the U.S.?

1-26-23 -- Half of global GDP relies on nature–but it’s being wiped out. Here’s the business case for investing in biodiversity

1-26-23 -- Smallholder farmers could help fix global food systems with the right technology. Here's how

1-26-23 -- MARS names Kathy Bathurst president

1-26-23 -- What will Ukrainian agriculture look like in 2023?

1-25-23 -- 7 in 10 food and beverage execs anticipate revenues rising in 2023: survey

1-24-23 -- Women surpass men in university animal science majors, reflect national growth in field

1-24-23 -- How animal agriculture can realize sustainability

1-24-23 -- Ohio farmer takes to heart business innovation and grassroots leadership

1-19-23 -- 2023 global consumer trends

1-19-23 -- Inside Gen Z’s rising ESG standards

1-19-23 -- Five food technologies to curb climate change

1-19-23 -- US researchers land US$2.4M to turn food waste into “affordable” bioplastics

1-18-23 -- Virtual cropping creating big picture for growers

1-17-23 -- A more sustainable feed & grain handling industry with Scoular [podcast] 

1-17-23 -- Dairy giant Danone aims to cut methane emissions by 30% by 2030

 

1-16-23 -- Women beekeepers 'astonished' by global response to world record attempt

1-10-23 -- Here’s how bioscience is revolutionizing food systems without synthetic chemicals

1-10-23 -- Activist Bluebell builds stake in Bayer, pushes for company breakup -Bloomberg

1-10-23 -- CSU’s new director of ag innovation ready to push boundaries while returning to her roots

1-10-23 -- Soil health, regenerative ag featured at Unconventional Ag Conference

1-10-23 -- This association ensures minority women in agriculture have a voice

1-5-23 -- See to NGFA as VP of legislative, public affairs

 

1-5-23 -- 12 women cultivating sustainable food systems in 2023

 

1-3-23 -- U.S. ag exports expected to fall in 2023

1-2-23 -- Women in leadership reflect agriculture's diversity, researchers say

12-23-22 -- Women: The (often) unsung heroes of agriculture

12-23-22 -- 5 of our most popular Women in Ag in 2022

12-22-22 -- U.S. Senate confirms Taylor as undersecretary for trade

12-20-22 -- 5 key trends that would transform the global food system in 2023 

 

12-20-22 -- Alltech participates in mentorship program

12-16-22 -- 15 minutes with Belinda Burrier, first woman on the Maryland soybean board

12-15-22 -- Female farmer numbers show major increase

12-15-22 -- How New York female farmers are finding ways to connect and learn

12-15-22 -- CARE, Cargill renew partnership to support women in agriculture

12-12-22 -- Five market challenges analysts say to watch this winter

12-8-22 -- From plan to progress — what 2022’s women in food accomplished

12-8-22 -- The biggest black-owned vintner wants to help more women break the (wine) glass ceiling

12-7-22 -- Leading agri-food investor Silal signs partnership agreement with venture builder DANA Global; Collaboration will boost innovation and promote female founders in UAE Agritech

12-6-22 -- A future in ancient grains (NOTE: This story is about Tenera Grains/Teffola, a company that was on the innovation panel at WIAS22.)

 

12-5-22 -- The fertilizer shortage will persist in 2023.

12-5-22 -- Five sustainability trends to watch - Schroders

12-5-22 -- Is agroforestry the key to hardier row crops?

12-4-22 -- The twentysomethings changing the face of agriculture

 

12-1-22 -- Wells Fargo Grant supports regenerative ag

11-24-22 -- 5 eye-popping farmland sales from 5 states

 

11-22-22 -- Press Release: New research shows that investing in women in agriculture generates significant value for businesses and investors

 

11-20-22 -- New fund launches to support BIPOC farmers, increase access to land

11-20-22 -- They used to be called farmer’s wives. Now they’re called farmers.

11-16-22 -- USDA invests $21.6M in research for small business pursuing agricultural solutions

11-16-22 -- GROWMARK advances ag-related careers with new complex

11-16-22 -- Rural America is growing older faster than urban America

11-16-22 -- FDA approves lab-grown meat for the first time

 

11-14-22 -- CHS names Megan Rock chief sustainability officer

11-11-22 -- From risks to rewards: overcoming the impacts of climate change on women in agricultural supply chains

11-8-22 -- Agricultural college sees 100% rise in women studying farming

11-8-22 -- Farmland Partners names president Luca Fabbri to succeed Paul Pittman as CEO

11-7-22 -- Agricultural land values continue to rise

11-7-22 -- Food giants team up to make regenerative agriculture a 'no brainer' for farmers

11-1-22 -- Thanksgiving turkeys will cost 23% more this year: Wells Fargo

11-1-22 -- Ag Economy Barometer declines again, producers express concern about interest rate policy

10-31-22 -- Syngenta Group honored as top agriculture employer

10-28-22 -- U.S. is driest in a decade, as drought moves eastward

10-26-22 -- The Field Report: As COP27 approaches, a push for more attention to food and agriculture

10-24-22 -- Here’s exactly how your diet affects the planet, a landmark study finds

10-21-22 -- USGC: GIAF exports hit second-highest year on record

10-21-22 -- Women funding women: vertical harvest farms and FundHER world capital form partnership for long-term growth

10-20-22 -- The new food frontier: what these influential women in food think of alternative protein

10-19-22 -- IFC launches US$6bn financing platform to tackle food insecurity

10-17-22 -- Ag leaders commit to closing the gender gap in the workplace

10-17-22 -- Unconventional Ag: a conference for producers looking for new ideas

10-14-22 -- Creating a diverse workforce in agribusiness [PODCAST]

10-14-22 -- Meet Heidi Secord, Pennsylvania’s first woman FSA director

10-13-22 -- Price of farmland sold in Plymouth County sets record

10-12-22 -- Denver agtech startup raises $6.7M to expand its network of farmers and ranchers

10-10-22 -- Pam Marrone starts new company, Invasive Species Control Corp., to battle farm, forest and waterway pests

10-8-22 -- The solution to the global food crisis isn’t more food

10-6-22 -- New data shows fragility of agricultural systems, global inability to sustainably feed a growing population

10-5-22 -- $50 million fund launched to transform food systems

10-5-22 -- Scoular appoints four new officers

10-5-22 -- Groups to collaborate on agricultural sustainability

 

10-3-22 -- ISA attends Women in Agribusiness Summit

9-30-22 -- CropLife Retail Week: Reporting from the Women in Agribusiness Summit, a preview of the PACE Executive Forum, and fun with numbers!

9-29-22 -- Women scientists create top 3 climate-smart chickpea varieties in India for 2022

9-29-22 -- This seed detective travels the world tracking down lost crops

9-28-22 -- Syngenta launches world’s first commercial digital tool to detect harmful nematodes through satellite images

9-28-22 -- ‘Healthy’ gets a new definition from FDA

9-27-22 -- The world remains dangerously unprepared to meet skyrocketing food prices and hunger

9-27-22 -- How Syngenta is defining the future of biologicals

9-22-22 -- U.S. pledges US$2.9BN to bolster food security hit by Ukraine war-impacted shortages

9-20-22 -- Texas State University program will mentor Black and Latina women in ag

9-19-22 -- Off-Farm income increasingly important for agricultural and rural economy

9-16-22 -- ADM and PepsiCo support midwest row crop farmers with regenerative ag

 

9-15-22 -- Here's the list of the World's Top Feed Manufacturers for 2022.

9-13-22 -- Women dominate Australia's most prestigious agricultural research scholarship for the first time in 75 years

 

9-9-22 -- A role model for women in agriculture and science

9-9-22 -- Q&A: Katherine Marcano-Bell, Dominican Republic native and Iowa farmer

9-7-22 -- USDA announces $400 million in funding available to create USDA regional food business centers

9-7-22 -- Women in ag: There is no one-size-fits-all journey

9-7-22 -- C women making mark in wine industry

 

9-7-22 -- Sarah Huber to lead Nestlé’s coffee business in the DACH region

9-5-22 -- Central Australian cattle station saves big in maintenance after employing all-female crew

9-4-22 -- Eight agribusiness billionaires from Ceará make the list

9-1-22 -- Nine key insights from Rabobank’s North America ag review

9-1-22 -- The Arctic Circle: A new frontier for sustainable wine

9-1-22 -- USDA forecasts farm sector profits to remain above average in 2022

9-1-22 -- Grow Asia launches $1.6M fund to support women in agriculture

8-31-22 -- Scientists working to ‘reverse’ food allergies with microbiome breakthrough

8-29-22 -- The invisible force of women in the agricultural sector

8-29-22 -- People facing acute food insecurity reach 345 million worldwide — WFP

8-24-22 -- Digging in with Dr. Ray Goldberg

8-22-22 -- The quest to finding a more sustainable animal feed

8-22-22 -- Commissioner Nikki Fried announces 2022 Woman of the Year in Agriculture

8-17-22 -- Colorado-based coffee company places emphasis on supporting women in agriculture

8-15-22 -- Farm numbers decline but women are now 30 percent of all farmers 

8-14-22 -- Bayer program trains women on farm financial management

8-11-22 -- Bolthouse Farms' Shelby Layne discusses regenerative agriculture

8-11-22 -- Farm bill season arrives: what's the outlook for 2023

 

8-9-22 -- 2022 U.S. Cropland Values Hit Record $5,050 Per Acre, Up 14 percent from 2021

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