Archive: 01/10/2018

 

Cover Crop Powers First Transatlantic Flight Using Sustainable Biojet

A United Airlines plane powered by biojet fuel made a landmark non-stop voyage from San Francisco to Zurich (24 September 2018). Agrisoma Biosciences[http://www.agrisoma.com/], a Canadian agtech company that develops Carinata seeds to produce aviation biojet fuel,... Read more about 'Cover Crop Powers First Transatlantic Flight Using Sustainable Biojet'...


Farmland Investment Fund Quantifies Impact of Regenerative Practices at $21m

Reported by Agfunder news, Farmland fund manager Farmland LP[http://www.farmlandlp.com/] has released its 2017 impact report summarizing the social and environmental impacts of its funds and quantifying the positive impact its management practices have on the local and... Read more about 'Farmland Investment Fund Quantifies Impact of Regenerative Practices at $21m'...


Cover crops for dry land crop production

Scientific trial results in the North West, with 289 different plant combinations, has delivered guidelines on cover crop production for dry land crop farmers. Read article by Landbou.com here. (Article in Afrikaans) Read more about 'Cover crops for dry land crop production'...


Biological products in SA agriculture: how to distinguish between reliable products and snake oil salesmen

The global demand for biological products has increased by 18% in 2017. The awareness of the benefits of healthy soil, as well as, market pressure to produce with less chemical inputs are large... Read more about 'Biological products in SA agriculture: how to distinguish between reliable products and snake oil salesmen '...