Future of Food



In the Last 15 days there's been 18 influencers like AgFunder and SoilAssociation, discussing topics such as #AgricultureBill, #Sustainabilityand #ZeroHunger.



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10 Years in Agtech: Ag Innovation Showcase’s Rohit Shukla Shares Thoughts on Future of Food

On Oct 4, 2018
@AgFunder shared
10 Years in Agtech: Ag Innovation Showcase’s Rohit Shukla Shares Thoughts on Future of Food https://t.co/x0lrnCjXM4 https://t.co/TX5P7HEGjh
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We grapple with the future of food, now more than ever, writes Rohit Shukla.

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On Oct 4, 2018
@AgFunder shared
10 Years in Agtech: Ag Innovation Showcase’s Rohit Shukla Shares Thoughts on Future of Food https://t.co/x0lrnCjXM4 https://t.co/TX5P7HEGjh
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10 Years in Agtech: Ag Innovation Showcase’s Rohit Shukla Shares Thoughts on Future of Food

We grapple with the future of food, now more than ever, writes Rohit Shukla.


On Oct 9, 2018
@AgFunder shared
ICYMI: Land O’ Lakes Launches Digital ERP Tool to Measure Profitability of Sustainable Farming Practices #Sustainability #agriculture https://t.co/KN0ctPhx0v https://t.co/hVzRoLE1tF
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BREAKING: Land O’ Lakes Launches Digital ERP Tool to Measure Profitability of Sustainable Farming Practices

The Truterra Insights Engine quantifies the economic and environmental benefits of certain practices and strategies to enable farmers to identify and select farm management options.

On Oct 11, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Bayer’s Percy: Agritech is Maturing as Startups Attract Senior Execs and Ag Corps Look to Collaborate https://t.co/hOq0nYh07Q https://t.co/f9UjX97pbk
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Bayer’s Percy: Agritech is Maturing as Startups Attract Senior Execs and Ag Corps Look to Collaborate

Adrian Percy is the former head of R&D at Bayer, recently stepping down and becoming the company’s technology ambassador. Ahead of his speaking slot at World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in ...

On Oct 9, 2018
@FarmingFutures shared
RT @ADASGroup: We are delighted to be speaking on soil health issues at the three Soil and Water conferences as organised by @Soil_Water_MC this November. Find out more and book your place by visiting https://t.co/RqjRROvOwF https://t.co/VrONKTaprk
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Two ADAS experts to speak at the upcoming Soil and Water 2018 conferences.

This year the conferences start out with a Brexit theme, with a combined view from AHDB and the NFU regarding what Brexit will mean for UK farming and farmers. ADAS Soil Scientists, Paul ...

On Oct 2, 2018
@SkollFoundation shared
RT @Landesa_Global: In sub-Saharan Africa, women farmers make up 60% of employed women. However, fewer women than men own or have secure rights to the land they cultivate. Help us close the #gendergap in #landrights and governance at https://t.co/uZ8cJzNgUu #womensland https://t.co/iDBJue6SDx
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Help rural farmers in Africa gain access to land

Seventy-five percent of the world's poorest people live in rural areas where land is a critical asset, but more than half these families lack either access to land or a secure stake in the ...

On Oct 3, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
The new Agriculture Bill will lead to the biggest changes to food and farming policy in a generation. Now is the time to speak out and shape the future of farming in the UK. https://t.co/u9e4DgywL0 https://t.co/UGpsR1uZ09
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Agriculture Bill is not the radical rethink we need

The headlines Government has trailed so far fail to mention climate-friendly farming systems such as organic and agroforestry, despite the wealth of scientific evidence showing that organic ...

On Oct 15, 2018
@annalappe shared
RT @DeSchutterUNSR: [email protected] first report (https://t.co/0yuVLoLvxK) described how industrial food systems are locked-in by many barriers. Our new report (https://t.co/8EbX3OPpVR) shows 7 examples of #agroecological systems that managed to break away from those lock-ins & spark a transition #CFS45 https://t.co/Y9wAn9BphX
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3.1 Santa Cruz, California, USA Turning strawberry monocultures into sustainable food and farming systems through a 30-year farmer-researcher partnership …………………………………………………………… 19 3.2 ...

On Oct 3, 2018
@AgFunder shared
McDonald's removes artificial ingredients from hamburgers https://t.co/fVjUYbGBSD #nutrition #farmtotable #Sustainability https://t.co/LMItEEpkkW
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McDonald's removes artificial ingredients from hamburgers

The fast-food giant is answering consumer demand for cleaner foods, phasing out artificial preservatives, flavors and colors from its signature menu item. 

On Oct 15, 2018
@foodtank shared
"There is a special kind of guilt that comes with food waste.” [email protected], @nytimes at the NYC #FoodTank Summit. Join us next Nov 14th in San Diego: https://t.co/qGL5zu23BA. https://t.co/ZdLHB4gZdb
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2018 Food Tank Summit (San Diego, CA): Growing the Food Movement

The San Diego 1st Annual Food Tank Summit Wednesday, November 14 ***Hurry, this Summit will sell out!***  Food Tank, the Berry Good Food Foundation, the University of California's ...

On Oct 16, 2018
@TreeHugger shared
“We have a finite amount of space on this planet, and a species whose population growth remains unchecked. What could possibly go wrong?” https://t.co/brJD5S6IoS
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Feeding 10 billion people by 2050 will mean eating a lot less meat

Unless we make some big changes, the planet will not be able to support our skyrocketing population.

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On Oct 14, 2018
@Cornucopia_Inst shared
How We Can Stop the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico https://t.co/H4sysmJu2V
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How We Can Stop the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Cornucopia’s Take: Although the annual dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is smaller in size this year due to strong winds which concentrated the dead zone into a smaller-than-predicted area, ...

On Oct 9, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
Farming and food can be part of the climate change solution, rather than the problem, says @MollyMEP We agree and a move towards consuming less, but better meat, more organic farming and agroforestry could be the answer. https://t.co/EXiM1sEmI3
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Farmers ‘must make rapid changes to prevent climate damage’

Farming and food can be part of the climate change solution, rather than the problem, Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has said. Dr Scott Cato’s comments follow

On Oct 9, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
RT @IFarmers: Come and work with us! We're looking for a communications manager to join the team for a year's maternity cover starting in December. All the details here: https://t.co/Z0a32ZZhiX #charityjobs
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Innovative Farmers Marketing Manager

Salary: £25,533 per annum (0.8 FTE £31,916 pa) Contract: Fixed term 12 months, maternity cover Hours: part-time, 30 hours per week Location: Bristol We are recruiting for a Communications & ...

On Oct 2, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Sugar Addiction Is A Sign Of Our Broken Food System https://t.co/QDdk19h3Oi #foodrights #nutrition #sugaraddiction https://t.co/Ksnpx6UikV
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Jeffrey Sachs: Sugar Addiction Is A Sign Of Our Broken Food System

The economist and adviser to the U.N. chief takes aim at large food companies that “peddle food and drink that is bad for people.”

On Oct 3, 2018
@Cornucopia_Inst shared
As U.S. Farmers Continue to Age, Young Organic Farmers Struggle to Buy Land https://t.co/glsq8bBdtG #youngfarmers #organicfarmers
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As U.S. Farmers Continue to Age, Young Organic Farmers Struggle to Buy Land

Cornucopia’s Take: Young farmers’ difficulties in breaking into agriculture are well documented in the news, including the article below. The good news is that eaters can help! Although it ...

On Oct 11, 2018
@oxfutureoffood shared
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Feeding 10 billion people by 2050 within planetary limits may be achievable, say researchers

A global shift towards healthy and more plant-based diets, halving food loss and waste, and improving farming practices and technologies are required to feed 10 billion people sustainably ...

On Oct 5, 2018
@farmingfirst shared
The battle to reach #ZeroHunger will increasingly rely on #innovation But the biggest battle is changing the perception of genetically altered foods @pcronald writes for @qz https://t.co/PyyjqQ8BNK
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The biggest hurdle genetically engineered food faces isn’t science—it’s us

Genetically altered seeds will feed the next billion whether we like it or not.

On Oct 3, 2018
@farmingfirst shared
RT @FAO: In history, up to 7000 species have been cultivated for food. Yet, today only 3 crops provide more than 40% of our daily calories! Exploring other types of plants is vital for our #FutureofFood. 👉 https://t.co/Ms7MKQjjxq #COAG26 #ZeroHunger https://t.co/W1kBKdKDWy
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Once neglected, these traditional crops are our new rising stars

Despite the huge variety that exist in the world, Cavendish bananas constitute nearly 50% of bananas grown globally. These “neglected” crops are generally indigenous or traditional crops ...