A USDA grant will allow a group of California organic farmers to team up with researchers from the University of California, Chico State and Fresno State to determine whether tilling less soil on the farm will improve production of vegetable…View Details
Farmer Vang Thao has been managing a successful farm south of Fresno for nearly 30 years, producing a spectacular array of vegetables – heirloom tomatoes, purple bell peppers, water…View Details
By Leanna Sweha
Wexus Technologies empowers farmers, food processors and others to save money and time by being more energy efficient. Its IoT platform analyzes utility usage and billing data in real time to drive…View Details
By Sarah Henry in Civil Eats
The farm manager at the Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, Reyes approaches agricultural systems from a justice lens.View Details
By Diane Nelson in Food & Agriculture
Seaweed may be the super food dairy cattle need to reduce the amount of methane they burp into the atmosphere. Early results from research at the University of California, Davis, indicate that just…View Details
By John Namkwahe for The Citizen
Access to potentially-productive land is crucial to combating discrimination against females. When they are denied access, they are disadvantaged, economically powerless.
Tanzania is among developing nations where gender inequality denies women the right to…View Details
Soon We’ll Use Smartphones to Trace Our Food on the Blockchain. But There’s a Catch: We’ll Be Traced Too.
By Jessica McKenzie in The New Food Economy
Foodies interested in the provenance of their groceries may have to give up something in return: their privacy.View Details
This new technology could help farmers understand how an individual cow’s activities—eating, standing, resting, milking—affects her milk production, milk quality and health.View Details
FOOD IT: The Full Stack – An event stacked to the brim with great discussion on food and agriculture innovation
Over 300 attendees gathered at the fifth annual Mixing Bowl Food IT conference for an interactive discussion of the “digital full stack solution” for new food and agriculture products and services. The Mixing Bowl’s Rob Trice…View Details
Originally from the Sacramento Business Journal.
The Sacramento Business Journal held a roundtable discussion on May 11 featuring panel experts and a moderator who discussed the business of agriculture, the challenges, the opportunities and what’s ahead for this multibillion dollar…View Details