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Consumers demand for more local foods. The FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is defining terms of how the produces are grown. The FSMA emphasis on preventing food-borne illness from farm to table. For a safer food supply there need to be a better the food...

The Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and marketing of new products. The goals of this program are to generate new products, create and expand marketing opportunities and increase producer income.You may receive priority if you are a beginning farmer...

Amir Zaidman discusses the key pillars underpinning Israel's strength in foodtech and offers a roundup of some of the recent big moves and funding rounds in Israeli FoodTech and the@f3techMD #israel #foodtech Source: Israel FoodTech: Turning up the heat for 2020 - AgFunderNews...

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit is a world leading event series focused on the most disruptive technologies transforming the global food system. Now in its 6th year, this flagship event hosted in San Francisco gathers 1500+ of the brightest minds in agriculture. Agribusinesses, food brands, producers, investors and entrepreneurs from over...

Eighteen years ago, I wrote a column (below) questioning the over-used maxim “Cash is King.” My assertion was cash has many advantages over other assets like land, but for farmers, dirt was destiny, that is, a more powerful tool to secure a desired future. Obviously, it had little lasting impact,...

His demeanor might be calm, but Michael K. Stern sees the global challenges facing agriculture today in rather dramatic terms, given the trends in population growth, the need for food and the reduction in land suitable for farming.Thankfully, the cost to gather and store farm data is plummeting while the...

Register for the WebinarLearn more about the OCP Innovation Challenge in our upcoming Info Session Webinar. This webinar will provide details on program benefits which include:Your company getting to work with industry experts to help hone your company's products or services Participating in the 2020 OCP Innovation Challenge Demo Day in San...