20 new companies along with Amazon signs climate pledge

  Amazon and Global Optimism jointly announced that 20 new companies from all over the world have signed the Climate Pledge, including ACCIONA, Colis Prive, Cranswick plc, Daabon, FREE NOW, Generation Investment Management, Green Britain Group, Hotelbeds, IBM, Iceland Foods, Interface, Johnson Controls,...Read more

CARE, Cargill cocoa sustainability efforts make a difference in West Africa

CARE and Cargill have recently released a report titled “A Decade of Impact in Cocoa Communities: More than Ten Years of the CARE-Cargill Partnership”. The report details the CARE-Cargill partnership successes and learnings in supporting cocoa sustainability and building better lives for coco...Read more

Indigo Carbon, USA commits to purchase of verified agri-carbon credits

Indigo Agriculture, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, has recently announced additional multi-year commitments to purchase verified agricultural carbon credits through Indigo Carbon. Maple Leaf Foods and Epiphany Craft Malt will purchase verified agricultura...Read more

AgBiTech launches global web platforms for its biological pest control solutions

AgBiTech, a crop protection company focusing on science-based biological crop protection with teams around the world, has launched its Australia, Brazil, USA, and Global websites detailing its products, activities, and partnerships in various regions in the world, including Africa and...Read more

Google Cloud, Farmers Edge to digitally transform agriculture

Farmers Edge, a global leader in digital agriculture, based out of Canada has recently announced that it has entered into a long-term strategic agreement with Google Cloud to market the AgTech company's services and bolster the use of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive analytics in its platf...Read more

Pyxus, USA to exit Cannabis business and focus on tobacco, E-liquid divisions

US-based Pyxus International, Inc. (Pyxus) a global value-added agricultural company, announced recently, after a strategic review by the Boards of Directors of Pyxus and certain subsidiaries, that it intends to divest its cannabis business in order to focus on its more profitable tobacco and e-liquid businesses. ...Read more

Redefine Meat, Israel ebullient about alt-meat acceptance

Israeli Alt-Meat innovator, Redefine Meat has revealed the unprecedented success of the largest-scale public blind-tasting of Alt-Meat products targeting meat-eaters. Conducted recently with high-quality Israeli meat distributor, Best Meister, the companies launched a food truck concept named "There's a new meat i...Read more

Nigeria to receive effective biological tool against Fall Armyworm

Farmers in Nigeria, the first country where Fall Armyworm (FAW) was detected in Africa in 2016, will soon get access to a biological tool that will prevent an infestation of the invasive pest. The product which is called Fawligen belongs to the new IRAC mode of action Group 31 (host-specific occlude...Read more

GrowGeneration acquires Canopy Crop Management

GrowthGeneration Corp. nation's largest chain of specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers has announced that it has acquired Southern California-based Canopy Crop Management and its complete portfolio of products, including the Power SI brand of silicic acid-enriched fertilizers. Power SI will con...Read more

Heritage Cannabis acquires Premium 5 Ltd

Heritage Cannabis Holdings Corp. (Heritage), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Premium 5 Ltd., a Canada-based recreational and medical cannabis company that creates high-quality full-spectrum concentrates under the brand Premium...Read more

USDA pegs GCL among top commercial lending partners for 2020

Greater Commercial Lending (GCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU), was recently recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as one of USDA Rural Development's 2020 top commercial lending partners. GCL also ranked the highest in the US for the USDA Business &...Read more

Pretoria Fields Collective announces first commercial hemp harvest in Georgia

Pretoria Fields Collective, a farmhouse brewery, and CBD therapeutic manufacturer has recently announced the completion of their hemp crop harvest in Georgia which coincides with the company’s third anniversary. The celebration marks the first time hemp has been commercially harvested in ...Read more