George Washington, the father of our country, said it well when he proclaimed he grew “crops to eat and sell” and “crops to replenish the soil.”
Generations of farmers follow his footsteps.
Cover crops (also known as green manures) are…View Details
School food service is a multibillion dollar industry that impacts the lives of over 30 million (mostly) low-income students. Every school day and, with increasing frequency, during summer weekdays as well, this industry provides two-thirds of students’ meals (breakfast and…View Details
A USDA grant will allow a group of California organic farmers to team up with researchers from the University of California, Chico State and Fresno State to determine whether tilling less soil on the farm will improve production of vegetable…View Details
Farmer Vang Thao has been managing a successful farm south of Fresno for nearly 30 years, producing a spectacular array of vegetables – heirloom tomatoes, purple bell peppers, water…View Details
By Leanna Sweha
Wexus Technologies empowers farmers, food processors and others to save money and time by being more energy efficient. Its IoT platform analyzes utility usage and billing data in real time to drive…View Details
Soon We’ll Use Smartphones to Trace Our Food on the Blockchain. But There’s a Catch: We’ll Be Traced Too.
By Jessica McKenzie in The New Food Economy
Foodies interested in the provenance of their groceries may have to give up something in return: their privacy.View Details
This new technology could help farmers understand how an individual cow’s activities—eating, standing, resting, milking—affects her milk production, milk quality and health.View Details
FOOD IT: The Full Stack – An event stacked to the brim with great discussion on food and agriculture innovation
Over 300 attendees gathered at the fifth annual Mixing Bowl Food IT conference for an interactive discussion of the “digital full stack solution” for new food and agriculture products and services. The Mixing Bowl’s Rob Trice…View Details
Originally from the Sacramento Business Journal.
The Sacramento Business Journal held a roundtable discussion on May 11 featuring panel experts and a moderator who discussed the business of agriculture, the challenges, the opportunities and what’s ahead for this multibillion dollar…View Details
By Philip L. Martin published in California Agriculture
Four ways farmers are responding to the tightening labor market.View Details