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Essentials Annual Report 2018

Discover the Hottest Trends & Insights of the Year



In the Last 15 days there's been 17 influencers like AgFunder and SusFoodTrust, discussing topics such as #AcceleratingZeroHunger, #WorldSoilDayand #foodtech.



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AgFunder
SusFoodTrust
mwbloem
CivilEats
DaniNierenberg
foodtechconnect
Cornucopia_Inst
USDA
foodtank

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foodtank.com
cornucopia.org
usda.gov
agfundernews.com
eu.desmoinesregister.com
eu.wisfarmer.com
foodprint.org

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The future of food is digital

On Dec 12, 2018
@AgFunder shared
The future of food is digital #opinion #technology #DigitalTransformation https://t.co/6yg87DWu8b https://t.co/tkzupYsJGM
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Stephen Chau, head of product at Uber Eats, shares the ways he predicts restaurants will be transformed by technology.

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On Dec 12, 2018
@AgFunder shared
The future of food is digital #opinion #technology #DigitalTransformation https://t.co/6yg87DWu8b https://t.co/tkzupYsJGM
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The future of food is digital

Stephen Chau, head of product at Uber Eats, shares the ways he predicts restaurants will be transformed by technology.


On Dec 14, 2018
@CivilEats shared
Passage of the farm bill is a rite of Congress that often borders on the arcane. But this year’s version signals how American farming is gradually embracing a vision beyond the industrial model. https://t.co/DeOQywxRoC
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From hemp to organic foods, farm bill embraces change in rural US

Passage of the farm bill is a rite of Congress that often borders on the arcane. But this year’s version signals how American farming is gradually embracing a vision beyond the industrial ...

On Dec 8, 2018
@foodtechconnect shared
SF // @thefuturemkt is hiring Brand Ambassadors for the Winter Fancy Food Show in January https://t.co/bEwHHfdQsg #foodtech #foodjob
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Future Market Brand Ambassador – Winter Fancy Food Show 2019

The Future Market is seeking brand ambassadors for a pop-up exhibit installation during the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco on January 13, 14, and 15, 2019 at the Moscone Center. ...

On Dec 3, 2018
@SusFoodTrust shared
Welsh farmers spoke to @theresa_may about the future of farming last week. See our briefing on #Welshfarming here: https://t.co/3wEds3cjmd
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SFT launch new policy briefing on the future of Welsh Agriculture

SFT launch new policy briefing on the future of Welsh Agriculture

On Dec 3, 2018
@USDA shared
Congrats to Matt Lohr who was appointed today to serve as Chief of our Natural Resources Conservation Service! He will provide leadership for NRCS' mission to support America’s farmers, ranchers & forest landowners in their voluntary #conservation efforts: https://t.co/KAs2Jjdvdu https://t.co/xvLQongK8l
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Secretary Perdue Names NRCS Chief

WASHINGTON, December 3, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Matthew J. “Matt” Lohr to serve as Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ...

On Nov 30, 2018
@DaniNierenberg shared
RT @foodtank: Free Livestream Dec 5: @DaniNierenberg interviews Tom Vilsack & a panel of experts to discuss the role of AI + technology can play in our food system. Co-hosted by Food Tank, @Google, and Swell Creative Group. Register here & follow @refreshfoodtech: https://t.co/T9vPuGXEZO. https://t.co/0KHXQjNriU
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Food + Tech Live Stream on 12/5

Mark your calendars! On December 5th at 5:30 PM CST, the Refresh Working Group will host a live stream conversation on food and tech featuring former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack ...

On Dec 14, 2018
@SlowFoodUSA shared
Attn: independent farmers with creative ideas for sustainability projects! The @fruitguys are accepting applications for their 2019 Grant Cycle for Small Farm Sustainability - $5,000 to small American farms for your sustainability projects. https://t.co/uk30MRqoem
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Announcing The FruitGuys Community Fund 2019 Grant Cycle for Small Farm Sustainability

Each spring we provide grants to small farms across the US. We're excited to announce that we're now accepting applications for the 2019 grant cycle!

On Dec 5, 2018
@SusFoodTrust shared
Today is #WorldSoilDay. Soil is the foundation of agriculture and essential for human life. Soil plays a vital role in regulating the climate, providing clean drinking water and supporting plant and animal biodiversity. https://t.co/rrwKOPWYVU
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On Dec 14, 2018
@MotherEarthNews shared
Before buying your #coffee, know where the coffee beans are coming from and the journey they took to get to your cup. https://t.co/DbdsJ6koNz https://t.co/l1m4VhQ11c
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Knowing Your Coffee Ethics

Before buying your coffee, know where the coffee beans are coming from and the journey they took to get to your cup.

On Dec 10, 2018
@AgFunder shared
What seat does agriculture have at your dinner table? https://t.co/MXrTfJ7rEL #farming #QuestionOfTheDay https://t.co/urBxWj9BaJ
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What seat does agriculture have at your dinner table?

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On Nov 30, 2018
@SusFoodTrust shared
In the 3rdarticle in our #Brexit series we speak to Tim Budden from @HigherHacknell in North Devon – Tim farms organic cattle, sheep, crops and a cider orchard in a traditional way, using a local #abattoir and an on-site butchery #CfLA https://t.co/69qDT8KPE8
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Farmer Tim Budden of Higher Hacknell Organic Farm reflects on Brexit

Farmer Tim Budden of Higher Hacknell Organic Farm reflects on Brexit

On Dec 10, 2018
@foodtank shared
RT @raqueldafouz: 10 Ways to Support the Next Generation of Farmers https://t.co/VdKM0bRnrJ vía @foodtank
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10 Ways to Support the Next Generation of Farmers

Support a new generation of farmers as they take on the difficult task of feeding the nation.

On Dec 5, 2018
@DaniNierenberg shared
"With the rise of confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and gasoline-powered tractors, both livestock and horses—and the oats, cereals and barley that sustained them—have largely disappeared from Midwest farms." [email protected], @CeresNews. https://t.co/9J7y600sC7
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The Growing Case for Returning to Cover Crops and Small Grains in the Midwest

Sustainably-minded organizations in the Midwest are starting to use cover crops again—what does this mean for soil and water health across the nation?

On Dec 12, 2018
@Seed_Alliance shared
RT @OFRF: Headed to Organicology in February? Join OFRF for our day-long forum with innovative presentations from researchers across all disciplines related to organic farming and food systems. https://t.co/0YSEWVGdL2
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Organic News

December 11, 2018—Thanks to the hard work of OFRF and a broad coalition of organic champions, we have secured historic wins for organic agricultural research in the 2018 Farm Bill, which ...

On Dec 13, 2018
@NRDC shared
“Systemwide approaches are needed to meet the demands and needs of the whole world,” — @NRDC President @rheasuh on the food supply chain. https://t.co/4W8J5sazSP
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Making Food Equality a Goal

In some places like New Orleans, the lack of access to fresh food is stark, a problem that needs to be on the top of the list for viable communities.

On Nov 30, 2018
@Cornucopia_Inst shared
The Future Policy Award goes to Sikkim, India https://t.co/Aoxld13VlC
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The Future Policy Award goes to Sikkim, India

Cornucopia’s Take: The U.S. has been very slow to implement policies that would encourage organic agriculture, focusing instead on organic as a marketing tool. Countries around the world ...

On Dec 6, 2018
@mwbloem shared
RT @SunnivaBloem: Invest in Africa's youth before migration to Europe doubles, says UN official https://t.co/QsOHRYWMan
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Invest in Africa's youth before migration to Europe doubles, says UN official

With continent’s population set to soar, agriculture chief Gilbert Houngbo stresses need to make rural life profitable

On Dec 4, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Our nation needs to accelerate artificial intelligence for farm tech #ai #usnews https://t.co/4BTx8F3yRE https://t.co/UzJJEmh6Uv
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Our nation needs to accelerate artificial intelligence for farm tech

Emerging artificial intelligence farm tech, such as autonomous ATVs, smart wearable devices and drones, are helping advance the future of food.

On Dec 5, 2018
@DaniNierenberg shared
“As long as we respect our hills, rivers and soil, he will keep us nourished.” (via @mongabay). https://t.co/ivZVXpJ0Sx
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Photos: Indian tribe revives heirloom seeds for health and climate security

RAYAGADA, India — The sun rose above the jagged spires of the Niyamgiri hills, the sky a wisp of apricot on rolling mounds of green. Trees bent with mangoes and jackfruits dropped manna for ...