Welcome our new members in March 2021

We are excited to welcome a diverse range of new members this year. Read more on the organisations that joined our community in March 2021 and their plans within the Cool Farm Alliance. ADM Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Ana Yaluff, Sustainability Manager … Read More

Top Practices and Systems in Regenerative Agriculture

In our recent blog on ‘Regenerative Agriculture and Climate Change,’ we explored the prospects of regenerative agriculture in combating climate change. Its benefits are continuously evolving and still core to controversial scientific debates. However, we concluded that regenerative agriculture is an approach that puts us in the right frame of mind. It means thinking beyond minimising or halting our negative … Read More

Cool Farm Tool User Questionnaire

Share your needs and priorities with us and get 10  free assessments in the Cool Farm Tool Deutsche Version siehe unten — We, the Cool Farm Alliance Team, are keen to better understand the needs and priorities of our users. We have prepared a survey that allows you to share your view on the usability of the Cool Farm Tool … Read More

Welcome our new members in January and February

We are delighted to welcome our new members that have joined the Cool Farm Alliance in January and February 2021 and look forward to strengthening and developing our Alliance together. Ahold Delhaize Ahold Delhaize is very much committed to sell more sustainable products to its customers. With a broad assortment and a wide variety of supply chains, the supermarket organisations … Read More

Regenerative Agriculture and Climate Change

The term “regenerative agriculture” is gaining prominence in climate-related conversations. It dates back to the 1980s when Robert Rodale coined the term, “regenerative organic agriculture” as way to express that organic should be more than simply avoiding chemical inputs. The term has been defined and re-defined by many different authors, sometimes describing very different concepts from each other. Some recurring themes … Read More

The Cool Farm Alliance joins the regenagri governance team

Regenagri is a regenerative agriculture initiative launched in 2020 with the goal to secure the health of agricultural land and the wealth of those who live on it. Via its Digital Hub and continuous improvement framework, regenagri supports farms and organisations to transition to holistic farming techniques that increase soil organic matter, encourage biodiversity, sequester CO2 and improve water management. … Read More

Carbon Calculators compared for Australian Grain Growers

Determining the greenhouse gas, or carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2-e) emissions from a farming scenario can have differing approaches and results, depending on the intended application of the information. From a grower perspective, motives for understanding CO2-e emissions from a farming operation could include identifying opportunities for improved nutrient utilisation, improved market access or simply understanding a carbon footprint and looking … Read More

Performance metrics for key sustainability issues

The importance of reliable data to help monitor and report outcomes and impacts has become a key topic in the field of voluntary sustainability standards in the recent years. Traditionally, impact studies have been designed to demonstrate the reach of the standard as well as the compliance to specific criteria, mainly at the level of certified site. As businesses in … Read More

Carbon accounting framework for perennial crops cultivation systems

A project run in partnership between Quantis, the Cool Farm Alliance and Control Union. We are thrilled to announce the official kick-off of the Perennials project which aims to fill the gap in carbon accounting methods by developing an operational framework to accurately model GHG emissions and sequestration potential in perennial cropping systems in the Cool Farm Tool. The evaluation of … Read More