Top news of the week: 10.03.2020.

#CoolFoodPledge #nature #organic #DYK #USPTO #NEGAC20 #InternationalWomensDay #agroecology #farming #robotics

Future Of Food

On Mar 3, 2020
@DaniNierenberg shared
Using a new foresight analysis model, policymakers and investors will be able to test scenarios on the ag system and incorporate potential effects into the decision-making process @IFPRI https://t.co/Dqkjzul7ei via @foodtank
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A New Global Foresight Tool Hopes to Predict the Future of Agriculture

Using foresight analysis, new tool predicts the future of our food system

On Mar 9, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
We need a sustainable, resilient food system that works with nature, not against it” 🙌@CarolineLucas Govt must support #nature-friendly farming like #agroecology & #organic for climate, nature & health 🌎🦋🥗 More on this here 👉 https://t.co/PCuWT1KlTJ https://t.co/fMBki3ychq
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Opinion: Ag Bill lacks teeth to help farmers make change - Farmers Weekly

Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP for Brighton Pavilion, sets out her vision for a sustainable farming future and an Agriculture Bill that is fit for this

On Mar 5, 2020
@USDA shared
RT @uspto: #USPTO Director Andrei Iancu travels to Nebraska on March 9-10 for the 32nd annual Governor's AG conference: https://t.co/PpOi8SB6pp. #DYK? @InventorsHOF inductee Frank Zybach invented the Center-Pivot Irrigation, which is used on many farms across the United States. #NEGAC20 https://t.co/OYUBINMtEd
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Animal & Plant Health Protection

I invite you to attend the 32nd annual Nebraska Governor’s Ag Conference, a key event for the state’s agricultural community! Agriculture drives our state’s economy and a strong …

On Mar 8, 2020
@CivilEats shared
From farmworkers and graziers to entrepreneurs and advocates, these women are leading the change for more just and sustainable food. #InternationalWomensDay https://t.co/LJE81D21rW
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The Inspiring Women Reshaping the Food System

From farmworkers to podcasters, bakers to graziers, these women are reshaping the food system.

On Mar 3, 2020
@WorldResources shared
The @UofMaryland is the first college to sign the #CoolFoodPledge, a commitment to reduce 25% of food-based greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. This is the first academic year the pledge can double as a curriculum. Read on: https://t.co/g7dHYcPUuk
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Opinion | The University of Maryland’s Cool Food Pledge

The University of Maryland pledges to reduce 25 percent of food-based greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, adding curriculum on campus.

On Mar 9, 2020
@AgFunder shared
RT @FoodpreneursCOM: Agrobotics startup @smallrobotco has raised £2.1m to finance its non-chemical weed zapping robot ‘Dick’ & its fleet of ‘Tom’ monitoring #robots for its commercial weed mapping service 🤖 @AgFunder https://t.co/GTBJsGIdsf #artificialintelligence #robotics #farming #agtech
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Small Robot Company Scales Up Precision Farming

Manufacturing with Tharsus gives us the confidence to deliver robust, resilient and farm-ready products, time and again and in thousands of units

On Mar 6, 2020
@foodprintorg shared
As farmers face another spring of flooded fields & ruined crops, it’s clear the government needs to respond to the threat #climatechange poses to agriculture. But what will federal action look like in practice? We explore a few different proposals: https://t.co/WublAj2agP
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Federal Action on Climate Change

The impacts of climate change on agriculture can no longer be ignored. We break down the lastest climate change legislation being proposed to stop it.

On Mar 8, 2020
@CivilEats shared
RT @DenverFoodRescu: "We can’t change the food system in isolation from the capitalist system because they are systemically and historically connected." Thoughts on #foodjustice and capitalism from Eric Holt-Giménez captured by @CivilEats https://t.co/KsXAnPUJhZ
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Is Capitalism a Barrier to Food Justice?

Eric Holt-Giménez argues in his new book that commoning—more than capital—will make the food system work.