Rakuten promotes measures to nurture new farmers and support farm succession in Jinsekikogen Town, Hiroshima Prefecture

Aiming to promote measures to nurture new farmers and support farm succession TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. announced the conclusion of an agricultural partnership agreement today with Jinsekikogen Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, with the aim of revitalizing the local economy and community. Jinsekikogen Town is located in a mountainous area in […]

Sainsbury’s to boost support for hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers

Sainsbury’s to boost support for hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers   London, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has today (23 May 2017) announced an ambitious new approach to the way it sources key crops and ingredients, from tea and prawns to coffee and bananas. It will empower its farmers to build […]

CRS and GEOSYS International Inc. to bring latest digital agriculture and satellite imagery technologies to farmers

Saskatoon, Canada, 2016-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new partnership between the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) and GEOSYS International Inc. will bring the latest digital agriculture and satellite imagery technologies to farmers. Co-op AG Team Agronomists at South Country Co-op will begin using GEOSYS’ Croptical™ monitoring application this spring. In the first year of the […]

Tesco’s Future Farmer Foundation again open to receive applications

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco’s Future Farmer Foundation is open once again to receive applications from enthusiastic young farmers who wish to make their mark on the industry. The retailer launched the Future Farmer Foundation in 2014 to help bright, talented, determined young people make a confident start in the world of […]