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Regrow gets $17 million to fund carbon-reduction monitoring platform

Regrow has announced the close of its $17 million oversubscribed Series A funding round with new investors Ajax Strategies, Tenacious Ventures and Car... READ MORE »

Emergency rules for heat, smoke set for Washington farmworkers

On a Tuesday in June, Luis Cisneros stood on a metal ladder harvesting cherries in Washington’s fertile Columbia Basin when temperatures reached alm... READ MORE »

Spudman presenting SpudWeek webinar series Aug. 10-12

Spudman is hosting a three-part webinar series the second week of August — named SpudWeek — that will dive into topics affecting potato growers. ... READ MORE »

Frito-Lay, Ruffles parent company, PepsiCo, announces sustainable ag strategy

PepsiCo — Frito-Lay's parent company — has announced an aggressive Positive Agriculture strategy to combat climate change. It will focus on regene... READ MORE »

USDA to invest $21 million-plus to soil health initiatives

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced April 21 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) wil... READ MORE »

Cornell study: Climate change hinders farming productivity by 21%

Despite important agricultural advancements to feed the world in the last 60 years, a Cornell-led study shows that global farming productivity is 21% ... READ MORE »

Rising temps and potato storage examined by Associated Press

Rising outdoor temperatures are a leading to more energy costs for agriculture producers to keep their crops healthy while in storage. That issue was ... READ MORE »

National Farmers Union pleased with climate, immigration moves by Biden administration

In his first hours as president on Jan. 20, Joe Biden issued a flurry of executive orders and policy proposals covering a wide range of issues. Of ... READ MORE »

Climate policy, EPA picks for Biden administration named

President-elect Joe Biden continues to fill out his cabinet picks, including for numerous key positions that will affect agriculture and food trade. R... READ MORE »

Senate approves GMO labeling bill

By a vote of 63-30 the Senate voted to approve S.764, the Roberts-Stabenow genetically modified organism (GMO) legislation.The legislation establishes... READ MORE »


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