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Sustainable Agriculture

The latest articles, information and analysis on profitable and sustainable livestock production practices using animal agriculture technology and methodologies designed to protect the environment, public health and promote animal welfare.


Rabobank, UN Environment team to finance sustainable ag

$1 billion facility aims to provide grants, de-risking instruments and credit to clients involved in sustainable agricultural production
Rabobank and UN Environment have created a new $1 billion facility to finance sustainable agriculture using a combination of public and private funding. Together they also invite other interested financial institutions to sign up and work actively with global food companies to put this into practice.
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Cargill's Robert Aspell receives 2017 Magnolia Gold Award in Shanghai

Highly coveted award recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of Shanghai
Cargill’s President in China and Managing Director for the company’s agriculture business for North Asia, Robert Aspell, has received the highly coveted Shanghai Magnolia Gold Award for 2017 in recognition of the outstanding professional and personal contributions he has made to the development of the city of Shanghai.
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Smithfield Foods announces Smithfield Renewables

Smithfield's new platform will unify, lead and accelerate the company’s carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced the launch of Smithfield Renewables, a new platform within the organization that will unify, lead and accelerate the company’s industry-leading carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts.
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Biorigin receives the Gold Seal of the Brazilian GHG Protocol

Biorigin strengthens its commitment to sustainability by joining the Program and has already conquered the gold seal for its first GHG emissions inventory
Biorigin received the Gold Seal of the Brazilian GHG Protocol Program for having disclosed an inventory of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions audited by third a party, in compliance with ISO 14064-3:2007 (SGS).
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Former Ag Secretary Mike Johanns joins Water for Food board

Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary and Nebraska Sen. Mike Johanns has joined the board of directors of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska, bringing his 30 years of experience and expertise in agriculture, banking, commerce, foreign trade, law and governance.
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IPC adopts sustainability principles

Representatives from 17 countries collaborate to adopt new sustainability strategy for global poultry industry
Members of the International Poultry Council (IPC) have adopted a unified strategy on sustainability goals and principles for the global poultry industry.
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