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User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 620
  • Dubuque, IA

On-Farm Production of Green Anhydrous Ammonia

 
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Producing your own anhydrous ammonia on the farm with renewable energy might seem like a pipe dream but it's about to become a reality. Fuel Positive is a Canadian company that is rolling out a containerized  system that uses air, water, and either grid-tied or renewable electri…

User Picture Eduardo Moncayo
  • 220
  • Palm Beach, Florida

Freezing temperatures aiming for South Florida

 
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This weekend there is a cold front coming for South Florida. Meteorologists are saying that it will be equal or worse that the one we got in 2010. This will have very harsh effects on all agricultural products grown here. Farmers are already trying to minimize the effects of it …

User Picture Kent Bennis
  • 2950
  • Delmar, Iowa

Renewable Fuels

 
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Will Renewable Diesel and Sustainable Aviation Fuel, allow the US to move away from export dependence on China?

User Picture Jaci Hickey
  • 360
  • Oklahoma

Strange Weather

 
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A friend in California is preparing for a freeze! She’s pulled up her garden, covered the pipes, and has been putting out hay. 
Meanwhile, in Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle we are still sunny and 95*! 
Seriously, we are still wearing shorts and tshirts outside. 
Next week t…

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3465
  • Dallas County, Iowa
User Picture Travis Martin
  • 390
  • Indiana

Carbon Solution Craze Continues...

 
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At least eight companies have launched a carbon credit program in just the past two years...

Most recently? EarthOptics, a U.S. soil mapping startup aiming to reduce farmers’ carbon release, just raised $10.3M in a Series A round. Leaps by Bayer, Bayer’s investment arm, led the…

User Picture Doug Edge
  • 380
  • Pendleton, Indiana

Participation in Carbon Markets

 
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Farm Journal’s August 2021 Carbon Survey found that 3.32% of respondents were participating in an non-governmental carbon market, up from an Ag Barometer last spring where only 1% of farmers had entered into a contract. And 55% of survey respondents said that they plan on joinin…

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3465
  • Dallas County, Iowa

Field to Market Sustainability Champions Spotlight Winners Announced

 
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IAWA is honored to be recognized for a national spotlight award from Field to Market, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. Special thanks to our co-lead, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, NRCS and USDA for providing the grant funding, and our fou…

User Picture Kenny Fahey
  • 145
  • Seattle, Washington

Predictive modeling for weather and climate

 
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I'm interested in whether anyone has experience with predictive modeling tools for weather and climate related risks. I've been following a company called ClimateAI but don't have much exposure or experience in this market. Curious if others have thoughts on the ClimateAI platfo…

User Picture Tim Kerstein
  • 40
  • Hendricks County, IN

Cell-based/Cultivated/Cultured Protein: A Fad or The Future

 
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I am curious about people's perspectives on the cell-based/Cultivated/Cultured Protein market. Will it be a notable piece of the protein market in the future? Will it outpace plant-based protein? Will not live up to expectations/momentum? Or somewhere in between?

I have seen mar…