Bill Gates says the global hunger crisis is so immense that food aid cannot fully address the problem. What’s also needed, Gates argues, are the kinds of innovations in farming technology that he has long funded to try to reverse the crisis documented in a new report.
Truterra LLC, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, announced the opening of an additional one-month sign-up period for its 2022 carbon program.
The notion of carbon markets is not new, but has been pushed to the forefront of recent in ramped-up efforts to sequester carbon dioxide.
Bayer announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to build a new cloud-based set of digital tools and data science solutions for use in agriculture and other industries, bringing new infrastructure and foundational capabilities to accelerate innovation, boost efficiency and support sustainability across value chains.
In an effort to maintain its enviable, 34-year run of labor peace, Deere & Co. and the United Auto Workers recently announced a deal to boost worker pay — by 20% over five and six years, Deere said — to keep the iconic green-and-yellow machines rolling off its 11 assembly lines and through its three distribution centers.
General Motors is teaming up with Microsoft to accelerate its rollout of electric, self-driving cars.