I really wanted the info in the first video, but I could not sit through it. Anyone want to give me the TL;DW?
today announced confirmation of delivery and installation dates for the first
of its many vertical farms. The turnkey farm package has left the ZipGrow
manufacturing facility for arrival at the Red Deer area site this week. The
installation crew is scheduled to arrive on site next Monday and assembly and
commissioning will be completed next week. Production of the first crop will
begin on May 1.
“The Packers and Stockyards Act is a vital tool for protecting farmers and ranchers from excessive concentration in the poultry, hog, and cattle markets,” Andy Green, a senior adviser for fair and competitive markets at the USDA, said in an email. “It should not be used as a safe harbor for bad actors.”
Campaign promises are starting to turn into action. Yesterday, the USDA announced a $4 billion investment through an effort called the Build Back Better initiative. The fund is designed to target a range of inequities in the agricultural sector, and it specifically mentions the need to spur greater competition for smaller meat processors.
I found this to be very interesting. But then I’m a fan of Jeremy. Even if you don’t like him, there are some things to learn about learning to farm.