Employee conservation initiatives generate nearly $30 million in company savings.
June 29, 2020
Conagra Brands announced the winners of its annual Sustainable Development Awards, celebrating the company's commitment to sustainability. Conagra's awards program encourages employees from across its organization to develop, implement and submit for consideration sustainability-focused initiatives which conserve water, reduce waste and save energy.
The project includes construction of a new building with state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment to conduct research in agronomy, entomology, nematology, plant pathology and pomology.
December 23, 2019
The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation, Boise, Idaho, invested $1 million in a Parma, Idaho, facility at the University of Idaho (U of I), Moscow, Idaho, designed to support the fundamental elements of Idaho agriculture.
France and the United States thought farmers should benefit most when ag-tech improves operations.
December 12, 2019
Technology in agriculture (ag-tech) is how to feed a growing population, make farming more sustainable and improve the lives of farm animals, say 85% of the 3,000 participants in Cargill’s new three-continent consumer survey.
The initiative is designed to modernize global trade operations.
December 6, 2019
ADM, Chicago; Bunge, Ltd., White Plains, N.Y.; Cargill, Minneapolis; COFCO International, Hong Kong; Louis Dreyfus Co., The Netherlands; and Glencore Agriculture, Australia, the founding members of the industry-wide initiative to modernize global trade operations announced its new project name—Covantis.
Little Leaf Farms produces over 1 million boxes of fresh greenhouse-grown baby green lettuce a month to major supermarket chains in New England year-round.
December 5, 2019
Little Leaf Farms, Devens, Mass., received $18 million in financing from Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C., to double in size in 2020, and expand outside of Massachusetts into New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina.
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