Sustainability

How lima beans excel as a cover crop and as green manure

Lima beans are also good for the environment and farmers. They are effective as cover crops and as green manure. The benefit of lima beans stretche... more »

European report highlights ecological importance of organic ag

A new report by IFOAM Organics Europe highlights the contribution of organic farming to protecting Europe’s biodiversity. The report recommends EU ... more »

Gerber commits to carbon-neutrality for organic products in 2022

Gerber, the well-known brand for baby food and other foods for early childhood, announced July 15 a plan to invest in farm research and regenerative a... more »

Wood pulp resin used for new bio-based hort containers

The HC Companies, a manufacturer of horticultural containers, recently debuted a new biobased resin material for its products. The Twinsburg, Ohio-... more »

How compost can improve apple orchard sustainability

As the saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what’s the key to growing a quality apple? Apple trees need access to important nutr... more »

GIANT donates $1.2M to Rodale Institute

Rodale Institute, the global leader of regenerative organic agriculture, announced recently that it has received a $1.2 million donation from The GIAN... more »

Electric tractor developer, California’s Solectrac, purchased by Ideanomics

Ideanomics announced June 14 it has fully acquired Solectrac Inc., a California-based manufacturer and distributor of premium zero-emission electric ... more »

MyLand names Western sales director

MyLand Co. LLC recently hired Joe Ruiz as director of sales for its Western region. [caption id="attachment_3374" align="alignright" width="225"] J... more »

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