There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach to crop production and farming success, especially when the climate and individual weather events are involved. So it’s with great interest that the University of Minnesota, in partnership with researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Copenhagen, used weather and reported crop data to evaluate […]
While there are some things about insect meat research that are hard to swallow, you can be certain that you haven’t heard that last about it.
The Green New Deal calls on the U.S. to take a leading role in reducing emissions but farmers are already well ahead of this curve.
This may have been a report written for Indiana, but it has applications in any highly agricultural state. Purdue University recently published its Indiana Climate Change Impact Assessment, stating that: “Changes to the state’s climate over the coming decades, including increasing temperatures, changes in precipitation amounts and patterns, and rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air […]
Monsanto has made substantial progress on a host of sustainability commitments and programs in the areas of climate-smart agriculture, water quality, biodiversity, food security, and operational efficiencies. The company continues to be guided by its Growing Better Together sustainability plan which has three main focus areas: Better Planet, Better Lives, and Better Partner. “We’re proud […]
On Tuesday, McDonald’s announced it will be partnering with franchisees and suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to McDonald’s restaurants and offices by 36 percent by 2030 from a 2015 base year. Additionally, McDonald’s has committed to a 31 percent reduction in emissions intensity (per metric ton of food and packaging) across its supply […]
Want to keep better track of the climate conditions around you? A group from the USDA Agricultural Research Station (ARS) has introduced a web-based application that allows users to access important historical information about the past climate in their area and better plan for the current year. “We wanted to make an application that addresses […]