Highlights from this month’s issue:
Educating consumers is key to driving demand for regenerative foods
In order to drive demand for foods produced using regenerative agriculture, consumers must be educated about the value of such foods.
Organic farmer challenges pesticide company representatives at regenerative agriculture conference
Ryan Erisman asked representatives from Syngenta, BASF, and Yara North America: “Do you think farms can be regenerative by not buying anything you sell?”
Illinois farmer aims to inspire next generations to farm organically
Janie’s Farm Organics provides “guiding north star” for organic success.
Expo West panel: Nutrient density of food is the “lever” to scale regenerative agriculture
Proving that foods produced using regenerative agriculture are more nutrient-dense will drive wide-scale adoption of regenerative farming methods.
Kansas farmer wants to make herbicides obsolete with robotic weed control
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UK consumers want safety testing, risk assessment, and labelling of "precision bred" GMOs https://gmwatch.org/en/106-news/latest-news/20194-uk-consumers-want-safety-testing-risk-assessment-and-labelling-of-precision-bred-gmos via @GMWatch
@YouGov * 80% think "precision bred organisms" (new #GMOs) should undergo environmental safety testing
* 79% think they should be traceable through the farming and food system.
Now the UK Food Standard Agency's own research backs up these @YouGov findings (commissioned by @Beyond_GM)
A step beyond organic: Two Nebraska farms embrace biodynamic agriculture https://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/nebraska/a-step-beyond-organic-two-nebraska-farms-embrace-biodynamic-agriculture/article_8423770c-b7c9-11ed-b77c-636b31796ace.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @JournalStarNews