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News We've Heard...

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

8-1-22 -- US Wheat Associates promotes Catherine Miller

7-29-22 -- Why we need more women in AgTech

7-24-22 -- Meet the New York Dairy sisters showcasing real life on the farm

7-23-22 -- Why some Black women are trying to defy the odds of farm ownership

7-18-22 -- Meet the company turning wine waste into a delectable superfood treat

7-14-22 -- Rabobank’s Smit appointed as CEO at Aqua-Spark

7-13-22 -- CCA changes name to recognize role women play in industry, says president

7-13-22 -- The Generational Divide shows in our food system, too

7-13-22 -- Agtech startup GoMicro has built a $1 microscope to solve a $1 trillion food waste problem

7-12-22 -- New Wave Foods® names co-founder Michelle Wolf CEO

7-7-22 -- Let's meet KY's first Farm Woman of the Year

7-2-22 -- Cattle industry paving the way with key board reaching 50 percent gender representation

6-28-22 -- Food tech VC supply change capital secures equity investment from BOA

6-28-22 -- Flores assumes spot on US House Agriculture Committee

 

6-27-22 -- The top 50 women leaders of Minnesota for 2022

6-23-22 -- Women play central role in Idaho agriculture

 

6-23-22 -- Carbon neutrality report urges industry to accelerate transition to greener agri-food systems

6-23-22 -- Syngenta names new head of North America Seeds Business

6-16-22 -- Exactly how useful are carbon offsets?

6-21-22 -- GROWMARK Foundation launches relief effort for Ukraine

6-14-22 -- General Mills accelerating regenerative ag

6-14-22 -- Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator selects five agtech companies targeting global food resiliency

6-14-22 -- Women-led startups help family farmers feed Latin America

6-10-22 -- The USDA has announced a fivefold increase in funding aimed at organic food production -- up to $300 million.

6-9-22 -- The world’s largest vertical farm is being built in the UK

6-7-22 -- FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris announces new commitments supporting women’s economic empowerment in Latin America

6-6-22 -- Regenerate America™ launched to advocate for regenerative agriculture policies

6-2-22 -- 12 women selected for National Farmers Federation’s 2022 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program

6-1-22 -- U.S. grain production facts: an infographic

6-1-22 -- Climate change could spell the end for Midwestern corn, study finds

 

5-27-22 -- Record U.S. farm exports amid global turmoil

5-26-22 -- The U.S. Grains Council has promoted Emily Byron to director of global programs.

5-25-22 -- Bunge exceeds non-deforestation targets

5-23-22 -- Indonesia Lifts Ban on Palm Oil Exports

5-22-22 -- Future foods: What you could be eating by 2050

 

5-20-22 -- Farmland values rise alongside strong ag economy

5-19-22 -- Smithfield Foods commemorates 20 years of sustainability leadership in new report

 

5-18-22 -- Cargill to building new soy processing plant in Missouri

5-16-22 -- Unraveling the genetic keys to improve canola crop yield

5-16-22 -- Women are owning their roles on the farm and the census shows it

5-16-22 -- The invaders destroyed the National Gene Bank of Plants of Ukraine

5-16-22 -- Biden nominates two for USDA undersecretary posts

5-14-22 -- PepsiCo and USAID award women potato farmers from West Bengal

5-14-22 -- Ag carbon market: meet the 58 companies helping to harness the benefits of regenerative farming

5-12-22 -- Agriculture’s water challenge is about to get a lot worse

5-10-22 -- The Radicle Inclusion Challenge presented by Nutrien for Food & AgTech entrepreneurs committed to diversity & inclusion

5-10-22 --  FFA’s Kayla Rossi: responsibly managing livestock

5-5-22 -- “Future-proofing” classic foods with ag innovations

5-3-22 -- “Every country will suffer”: Indonesia’s ban on palm oil exports expected to further cripple food system

5-2-22 -- How women farmers feed the world

5-1-22 -- Bayer AG, AUW to support women’s education in Asia

4-25-22 -- Despite legal changes, women still face barriers to inheriting farmland

4-25-22 -- With ban on palm oil exports, Indonesia reaps condemnation and praise

4-22-22 -- Bayer strikes deal with Ginkgo to develop sustainable fertilizers

4-22-22 -- CoBank: Ukraine war won’t unravel world markets

4-20-22 -- ADM makes Earth Day pledge

4-20-22 -- Sustainable practices not just good for the planet, they drive 20% of financial results

4-18-22 -- Price of corn hits 9-year high as surge in commodities continues

4-14-22 --- General Mills launches U.S. $15 million investment fund for women-of-color led initiatives

4-14-22 -- Food-at-home prices jump 10% as supply chain, Ukraine war pressures mount

 

4-6-22 -- Lion meat burgers, tiger steaks and zebra sushi rolls feature in food-tech startup's pitch

 

4-1-22 -- New Scoular website honors company’s female employees

3-30-22 -- How would a nuclear winter impact food production?

3-30-22 -- Plant-based food sales hit $7.4B in 2021

3-30-22 -- An ocean of opportunities: The women transforming the blue economy

3-29-22 -- Animal Agriculture Alliance names new president

 

3-28-22 -- Global crop gene editing advances as numerous countries break from European Union’s restrictive policies

3-25-22 -- California passes nation’s first Women in Agriculture Resolution

3-24-22 -- Celebrate women in agriculture

 

3-24-22 -- How food and beverage companies are responding in Russia

3-24-22 -- Q&A with Sheryl Wallace, president of Cargill North America Grain

3-24-22 -- Think tank sees highest annual food inflation rate in 14 years

3-22-22 -- Annual industry study underscores vital role of food & ag sectors in feeding the economy

3-22-22 -- No time to lose: Food, diet and farming are “startlingly absent” from governments’ climate plans, report flags

3-24-22 -- Women’s critical role in the National FFA Organization

3-21-22 -- Celebrating being a woman in agriculture!

3-16-22 -- Bioceres Crop Solutions and Marrone Bio announce merger agreement

3-15-22 -- Ground-breaking new genebank unveiled in Colombia to help climate proof food systems across the tropics

3-15-22 -- “Investing in women will strengthen everyone’s economy,” says the Minister of Agriculture.

3-14-22 -- Women in agriculture who changed the world

3-12-22 -- Conquering the grass ceiling: female farmers feeding America and the world

3-11-22 -- Black women in agriculture work to grow equitable future for their children

3-9-22 -- Agribusiness has female presence in Brazil, Arab countries

3-8-22 -- Breaking the bias: A reflection on women’s participation in AgriTech

3-8-22 -- CropLife Asia joins the call to #BreakTheBias this International Women's Day

3-8-22 -- International Women’s Day: Recognising the barriers faced by women ‘overlooked’ in agriculture

3-7-22 -- Are women the future of farming? The Female Farmer Project thinks so

3-7-22 -- How agritech companies are empowering women in agriculture

3-3-22 -- How important is Ukraine to global agriculture and the commodities markets?

3-3-22 -- Land O’Lakes sees record sales in 2021, earnings up 10.9%

3-2-22 -- UN demands more diverse food production methods as report warns climate change risks are greater than thought

2-27-22 -- Four new leaders join Cargill’s executive team, aligned to company’s innovation strategy and customer priorities

2-27-22 -- The Future of Farming in Space

 2-26-22 -- Vera Molnar, the scientist whose research transformed the weed-choked Mallee and saved its grain industry

2-24-22 -- Ukraine shuts ports as conflict threatens grain supplies

2-24-22 -- Cargill and Golden Growers Cooperative establish 50/50 joint venture in ProGold LLC

2-24-22 -- Consumers unwilling to pay premium for regenerative agriculture claims, survey finds

2-16-22 -- 5 ways to close the gap in company sustainability progress 

2-14-22 -- How to use ‘power networking’ to build your community

2-12-22 -- Women building a sustainable future: green business begins to sprout in Ukraine

 

2-11-22 -- American Society of Agricultural Consultants (ASAC) names Traci Schermerhorn as executive vice president

 

2-10-22 -- Six ways to attract and retain employees with effective training

2-7-22 -- Six food tech companies to watch in 2022

2-7-22 -- USDA to spend $1 billion to promote climate-friendly agriculture

 

2-7-22 -- Giving food a second chance

2-4-22 -- Cargill consumer research flags 55% are compelled to buy packaged food with sustainability claims

2-1-22 -- Creating diversity and inclusion initiatives that work for all

 

1-30-22 -- Climate change will make coffee more expensive (and cashews and avocados!)

January -- The 1000 farms initiative investigates regenerative agriculture across the U.S.

 

1-27-22 -- New career workshop offered by Women in Agribusiness Europe

1-26-22 -- Syngenta provides $375,000 scholarship to five Asian University for Women students

1-25-22 -- Tracy Robinson, who has been named CEO of Canadian National Railway Company, is the first woman to lead a major Canadian freight railway.

1-25-22 -- 5 F&B companies make top 100 list of america’s most JUST companies

1-20-22 -- Connecting innovative women In agrifoodtech

 

1-19-22 -- Analysis: why the ‘Regenuary’ movement is taking root