Sustainability

Potato Sustainability Alliance to host summer symposium in Boise

The Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) is hosting a multi-day symposium this summer in Boise, Idaho. It is the first-such symposium for the PSA, ... more »

Idaho company finds new use for potato starch: eco-friendly plastic

Excess starch from processing potatoes can lead to headaches for anyone making potato-based products in large quantities. Fortunately, there are numer... more »

EPA with new workplan to streamline pesticide registration, endangered species protection

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its first-ever comprehensive workplan to address the decades-old challenge of protecting endan... more »

Spudman’s 2022 potato industry Dream Team

Calling all stars! It’s time to be recognized for your all-star contributions to the potato industry. Now in its third year, Spudman magazine’s... more »

Midwestern BioAg partnering with Indigo Agriculture on carbon credit program

Midwestern BioAg is collaborating with Indigo Agriculture to help farmers access and maximize success in the rapidly growing market for agricultural c... more »

Cover crops and potatoes: How effective are they?

There is nothing new about regenerative agriculture; in fact, it’s as old as farming itself. In recent years, however, it has been pushed into the s... more »

Syngenta adds sustainability-measuring function to its CropWise app

Syngenta has added a Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture (SOA) standard through its Cropwise Sustainability app, an innovative tool that puts sustaina... more »

soil-health

Carbon storage study by Soil Health Institute gets funding from Wells Fargo

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) is getting funding from Wells Fargo to assist in identifying microbial indicators of optimal carbon cycling and storag... more »

Potato industry leaders Quarles, Toaspern talk issues, market outlook

Supply-chain woes and economic inflation are on the minds of many Americans these days, and the effect of those problems hasn’t escaped the potato i... more »

McCain invests in Strong Roots, continues plant-based food focus

Strong Roots, a leading plant-based frozen food company, and McCain Foods, a family-owned world leader in frozen potato specialties and appetizers, ha... more »


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