Agriculture

Hemp production stands to increase after the US declassified it as a drug through the 2018 Farm Bill. Pic: Getty Images/chriss_ns

Hemp: Arcadia Biosciences' next frontier

By Kristine Sherred

In addition to its value-added wheat branded GoodWheat, Arcadia has pushed into the hemp market through a partnership with Legacy Ventures Hawaii.

Pulses and soils can be 'strategic allies' in forging more sustainable food and agriculture systems, says the FAO.  © iStock/bdspn

'Climate smart' pulses are key to global food security: FAO

By Niamh Michail

'Climate smart' pulses are essential to global food security by delivering high-nutrition protein to people and critical nutrients to soil, said the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on World Soil Day. 

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How can food manufacturers incentivise sustainability and boost growth?

By Niamh Michail

From green bonuses for Dutch dairy farmers to better crop efficiency for Italian wheat growers, European manufacturers are finding ways to make agricultural sustainability good for the planet and good for business. Barilla and FrieslandCampina share their...