With the coronavirus shutting down the global economy and consumer demand contracting, already vulnerable farmers are being forced to donate or dump crops and take another financial hit. To support the efforts of industry and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) will be accepting nominations to donate its award-winning soil “probiotic” technology to farmers who are making a positive impact during the crisis.
On National Ag Day, AgGrad announced Keith Heidecorn, of Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG), as one of the winners of the 2020 AgGrad 30 Under 30 Awards. The program was created to celebrate the young professionals shaping the future of agriculture. Eighteen judges selected winners from peer and self-nominations based on contributions in their career, community and the industry at large. Winners, including Heidecorn, will be featured on AgGrad’s social media channels and in a special print and online publication.
Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG), an agtech B Corp™ dedicated to leading the climate-smart agriculture trend, has hired Grant Aldridge to drive its sustainability initiatives as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Aldridge will take over from acting CEO Paul Zorner who will now focus exclusively on his role as the company’s Chief Agronomist.
Continuing its run of market-leading efforts, the Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) CarbonNOW™ program has been selected as the only U.S.-based finalist in the AgriTech category for the global BOLD Awards, with public voting closing on Tuesday, February 4.
Two of the most innovative startups in the carbon farming space, Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) and Nori, today announced a partnership that provides a pathway for payments to farmers harvesting carbon.