2016 Prez Candidates Address Hunger, Poverty

Joanna Schroeder

Yesterday following the Iowa Hunger Summit, several nonprofit organizations including Feeding America, Bread for Life and the Iowa Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church, launched the Vote to End Hunger Campaign. The initiative is to hold presidential candidates’ responsible for ending hunger and poverty in the U.S. and globally. The campaign was launched in Des Moines, Iowa they day before …

Food, Food Security, politics, Video, World Food Prize

Yara Prize Winners Honored for Impact in Africa

Kelly Marshall

Two African laureates have been honored for their work in agricultural development, food security and green revolution by the Yara Prize Committee.  Both Dr. Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, IFPRI, and Mr. Eric Kaduru, Founder and CEO of KadAfrica, have taken ideas for development and translated them into impactful results in their respective areas. “Africa needs to do more to …

Award, Food Security

What Kind of Farmer Were You Meant to Be?

Kelly Marshall

What type of farmer were you born to be?  Bayer CropScience is hosting a fun, interactive quiz that will both give you the answer to that question and allow you to be part of sharing food with those in need at the same time. Each time someone takes the quiz and shares the results, or uses the hashtag #Thankful4Ag, Bayer CropScience …

Agribusiness, Bayer, Food, Food Security