Truterra Launches Sustainability Services to Help Farmers Plan, Make and Maintain Regenerative Practice Changes, Including Unlocking Potential Value through New Market Opportunities

As part of sustainability services, Truterra’s 2023 carbon program is now open for enrollment Early results indicate Truterra’s 2022 carbon program will result in more than $4.5 million in payments to participating farmers for nearly 237,000 tonnes of carbon stored in soils Arden Hills, Minn. (January 24, 2023) — Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of …

Research Reveals Farmer Concerns About Carbon Markets

Are farmers ready for carbon markets – or not? That was the question that Farm Journal’s Trust In Food™ set out to answer in its inaugural “Ready or Not? Ag Carbon Markets and U.S. Farmers” report, highlighting perspectives from 500 U.S. row crop producers on pathways and barriers to participating in carbon ecosystems. The majority of farmers surveyed report serious …

Land O’Lakes, Inc. Project Aimed at Scaling Production and Addressing Equity in Climate-Smart Farming Selected by USDA in Historic Funding for Climate-Smart Commodities

Project will deploy funding from USDA’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities and matching funds from grant partners to scale production and demand for climate-smart corn, soybean, wheat, cotton and milk production Arden Hills, Minn. (September 15, 2022) – Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, and American Farmland Trust (AFT), a nonprofit focused …

Soiltech Wireless Completes $2.5M Funding Round to Increase Product Velocity and Advance Sustainability

The new funding will bolster product offerings to support sustainability and value-added traceability (Rupert, ID) – Soiltech Wireless, the leader in remote crop monitoring and traceability from field to transport and storage, has completed its seed funding round of $2.5 million. Leading the round was Homegrown Capital along with Great North Ventures, Capital 11, SBR Enterprises, Junto, Vynyl and the …

Verdesian Adds to Peanut Farmers’ Plant Health Options

“The Nutrient Use Efficiency People™” at Verdesian Life Sciences are delivering a plant health lineup for peanut farmers with the addition of Primacy ALPHA®, MicroSync®, and SEED+™ GRAPHITE to their peanut product portfolio of offerings. The three products complement the peanut industry staple, Primo Power CL, a standard production protocol for peanut growers and researchers, alike — and a product …

Yield10 Bioscience Changes the Name of its Canadian Subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc.

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN) (“Yield10 Bioscience” or the “Company”), an agricultural bioscience company, today announced the name change of its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc. from Metabolix Oilseeds, Inc. effective July 12, 2022. This name change creates an alignment of Yield10 Bioscience’s Canadian subsidiary with the branding associated with the Yield10 Bioscience business, which is focused on innovation …

TRUTERRA’S 2022 CARBON PROGRAM OPEN FOR SECOND ROUND OF FARMER ENROLLMENT THROUGH JUNE 30

Qualifying farmers can earn up to $25 per ton of carbon stored in soil (Arden Hills, Minn.) – Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, today announced the opening of an additional one-month sign-up period for its 2022 carbon program. Truterra enrolled an initial cohort of farmers beginning in December 2021 and …

Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops, CropTrak Release Stewardship Calculator 2.0 to Support Specialty Crop Supply Chain Collaboration for Regenerative Agriculture

Public release expands access to cost-effective tool for CPGs, free for growers (CALABASAS, CA and TUCSON, AZ) – Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops (SISC), and CropTrak® have announced the public release of the Stewardship Calculator 2.0 to help growers measure a wide-range of on-farm data for better crop management and help brands more easily aggregate that data for sustainability and …

Benson Hill Finalizes First Commercial Harvest of Ultra-High Protein Soybean Varieties to Scale Production of its Innovative Soybean Ingredient Portfolio

Company’s proprietary soybean varieties demonstrate quality trait performance needed to execute commercial plans Extensive data gathered informs product sales opportunities and provides insights to the CropOS® technology platform to improve prediction capabilities 2022 committed soy acres expected to exceed 2021, a key indicator of farmer and market demand for Benson Hill’s differentiated offerings (ST. LOUIS, MO – December 15, 2021) …

MyLand Announces New Senior Director of Marketing

Shelley Baugh to Assist with Positioning Soil Health Company as Regenerative Agriculture Leader MyLand Company, LLC (“MyLand”) announced today the hiring of Shelley Baugh as Senior Director of Marketing. Shelley will be responsible for leading all marketing initiatives, communications, and public relations for the organization. Based in Phoenix, she will work directly with Peter Williams, Chief Executive Officer, to showcase …

Eco World and Solvay reach mutually agreeable settlement and patent agreement

Eco World Research and Development Group, LLC (“Eco World”) and Solvay USA, Inc. (“Solvay”) announced that the companies have entered into a mutually agreeable settlement and multi-year United States patent license agreement. The agreement relates to enhanced fertilizer technologies containing dimethyl sulfoxide (“DMSO”), urease inhibitors, and nitrification inhibitors. The agreement provides Solvay a license to a portfolio of World Source …

Yara Announces the Commercial Launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, enabling the decarbonization of the North American food system

(Tampa, Florida, May 10, 2021) Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, today announced the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional revenue through positive climate action. By adopting climate-positive practices, farmers can produce Farm Carbon Credits or climate-smart certified crops while helping to decarbonize food supply chains. Agoro Carbon puts farmers …

ZimmCast 665 – All About AgWiki

ZimmCast

In this edition of the ZimmCast we’re going to learn about AgWiki from CEO, Randy Krotz. AgWiki is a community of farmers, researchers, nutritionists, and consultants seeking to discover solutions to sustainability and world hunger…socially. Randy will talk about the startup venture and what the mission is, as well as how you can get involved and even help with the …

Daugherty Water for Food Podcast – Episode 4

The fourth episode of the Daugherty Water for Food Podcast features a woman who is literally in the backyard of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Meghan Sittler is Director of the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, located about 15 minutes from downtown Lincoln, which focuses on conservation of the tallgrass prairie …

Introducing the Daugherty Water for Food Podcast

Welcome to the Daugherty Water for Food Podcast! Since 2010, the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska has worked toward one goal: a food and water secure world — one in which global food security is ensured without compromising the use of water to meet other essential human and environmental needs. It’s a daunting vision, …