Sustainability

Rising stars in sustainable agriculture awarded scholarships

Three students – Erniko Brown, Cyheim McRae and Kristen Dunning – recently earned Cynthia Hayes Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to h... more »

Walmart debuts bee-friendly policy

Retail giant Walmart on April 13 rolled out a “pollinator health policy” warning its suppliers off of some major pesticides. Martin Mundo, who... more »

Consumers see ag as part of climate change answer: survey

When it comes to climate change, consumers view agriculture as a part of the solution rather than the problem, according to an international survey sp... more »

Sharing the sustainability story with consumers

Sustainability is a major concern for consumers. Farmers and other food producers are aware of that, but often unsure how to address it. The notion o... more »

USDA outlook bright for organic produce

The produce-driven organic food industry weathered the pandemic remarkably well, and investment in research of organic may be part of the solution for... more »

Web database spotlights organic, biodynamic and sustainable vineyards, wine

A new website helps consumers, wine trade and other visitors find sustainable wines, wineries and vineyards in California that are certified with a ri... more »

Canada funds $4.5M in projects fighting farm plastic mess

Canadian farmers are looking to reduce waste, and plant-based plastics are an increasingly popular alternative. Canadian Minister of Agriculture an... more »

Organic Valley founds national clean energy fund for its farmers

Organic Valley recently rolled out a partnership with Clean Energy Credit Union to provide the best loan terms for farmers seeking to reduce their rel... more »

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