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New Purdue Food and Agriculture Vulnerability Index Shows Potential Supply Risk Due to COVID-19 Worker Illnesses

New Purdue Food and Agriculture Vulnerability Index Shows Potential Supply Risk Due to COVID-19 Worker Illnesses

The Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University has created an online dashboard that quantifies the potential supply risk of agricultural products due to farm and agricultural worker COVID19 illnesses.…

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Farms to Feed Us Database Addresses UK Short Chain Food Supply During COVID-19 and Beyond

Farms to Feed Us Database Addresses UK Short Chain Food Supply During COVID-19 and Beyond

The Farms to Feed Us database, in Beta, has been created to enable UK consumers to identify and source food more directly from producers. This initiative is simple, “lo-fi,” and direct…

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New Website Launched Jointly by EPA, USDA, and FDA to Provide One-Stop Agricultural Biotechnology Products Information

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a unified website on January 9th that streamlines information about…

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IHS Markit Exchanges TMT Intelligence Business for Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence Group

On May 22, IHS Markit and Informa announced the exchange of the majority of the IHS Markit Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) intelligence business for Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence Group. Lance…

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New Database for EU Geographical Indications is Launched

New Database for EU Geographical Indications is Launched

Recently launched is the new public database eAmbrosia – the EU Geographical Indications registers, which will provide access to information on all EU Geographical Indications (GI), including their status (applied,…

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Key Procurement and Supply Markets Research Resources: Innovative Providers Help Drive Digital Transformation with New Offerings, Launches, and Upgrades

Key Procurement and Supply Markets Research Resources: Innovative Providers Help Drive Digital Transformation with New Offerings, Launches, and Upgrades

By Jeanette Jones and Kelly Barner Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world. – Lauren Bacall Innovative procurement and supply markets research providers are…

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Two Procurement-Related Offerings That Are Examples of Trends Disrupting Market Research

Recently, Euromonitor published a report entitled 4 Global Trends Disrupting Market Research by Zandi Brehmer and Lisa Holmes. They state the research industry is “at an exciting moment of evolution…

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Data-Rich FAO Launches Open Access for All Publications

FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) recently announced that it is implementing an Open Access policy by applying a Creative Commons 3.0 IGO license to all eligible publications and…

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Trustworthy Sources: How Do You Know? A Look at Two News Stories

How do you know if the sources you are using to make key decisions are trustworthy? Even the most innovative technology or strategic initiative will be useless if based on…

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Resource of the Week: USDA Transportation Research Reports

USDA Transportation Research & Analysis Reports Agriculture Marketing Service, US Department of Agriculture, http://www.ams.usda.gov At the home page, click on “Transportation Research.” As part of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA),…

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