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USDA Provides Nearly $24M Boost for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Chief Scientist Chavonda Jacobs-Young today announced a nearly $24 million investment across 45 organizations and institutions that teach and train beginning farmers and ranchers.
“Investing in the professional development of our nation’s newest farmers and ranchers will help our food and agriculture sectors to flourish from the ground up,” said Jacobs-Young, who is also USDA’s Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics. “Strengthening and growing our next generation pipeline is vital to the continued success of American agriculture and prosperity of..."
USDA Announces Initiative to Build a Better Food System in America
Advanced Container Technologies, Inc., announced it is ideally suited to help meet the needs of the new USDA initiative to build a new and more equitable food system.
The "Build Back Better Food System Transformation Initiative" is striving to expand access to nutritious food in rural, tribal, and other currently underserved areas.
"One of the lessons from COVID-19 is that the current food system is too rigid, consolidated and fragile," the USDA stated.
ACTX can be an integral part of this effort by providing GrowPods - transportable controlled environment...
Four New Leaders Join Cargill's Executive Team
Four new leaders are joining Cargill's executive team. They were selected for their expertise aligned to evolving customer and employee needs and their potential to drive the company's innovation and sustainability strategies around the world.
"The food system is constantly and quickly changing. To continue delivering innovative ideas and solutions for our customers, we must change as well. These leaders are guided by values and purpose, committed to our customers and passionate about feeding a growing population in a safe, responsible and sustainable way," said Dave MacLennan, Cargill chairman and CEO...
Good Eggs Expands to Los Angeles Marking Next Step to Reimagine Online Grocery and Food Systems
Today Good Eggs introduced its innovative online marketplace to Los Angeles, bringing the brand’s unmatched food and service standards to the second most populous city in the United States.
Forging its own purpose-driven path, Good Eggs will bring conscious customers a new food experience through the brand’s deep commitment to producers, resulting in an award-winning food assortment filled with local organic groceries and meal offerings; people, leading to the creation of thousands of good jobs that pay living wages and lift customer...
Rabobank Announces New, Dynamic Structure for FoodBytes! Innovation Platform in 2022
Today Rabobank, a leading global food and agribusiness bank, announced pivotal changes to its FoodBytes! innovation platform to drive greater sustainable innovation, collaboration for speed-to-market, and market responsiveness. Starting this year, FoodBytes!, Rabobank's discovery platform that champions cross-industry collaboration between the most promising startups, corporates and investors, will move beyond its annual pitch competition and expand to a continuous scouting model, with fifteen startups selected to participate in programming every quarter.
Within the new model, FoodBytes! will also be streamlining the platform's sectors - agtech and food...
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