Sustainability

Rising temps and potato storage examined by Associated Press

Rising outdoor temperatures are a leading to more energy costs for agriculture producers to keep their crops healthy while in storage. That issue was ... more »

Spudman’s new award program recognizes sustainability

Sustainability is going to be a major topic for food producers for the foreseeable future. Consumers are becoming increasingly more conscious of how f... more »

Researchers aiming to turn recent microbe data into actions

For thousands of years, humans have altered — often negatively and inadvertently — microbial communities in a quest to improve agricultural crops.... more »

New smart water use resource available for farmers

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education’s (SARE) newly revised Smart Water Use on Your Farm or Ranch discusses how producers are using innova... more »

Fumigation reduces soilborne diseases, which helps sustainability

Improving sustainable potato production is an admirable goal for the potato industry. The basic concept of sustainable crop production is to produce a... more »

Midwest Cover Crops Council to have conference

“Finding Common Ground in Cover Crops” is the theme of the 2021 Midwest Cover Crops Council Conference. The virtual conference, Feb. 23-25, kic... more »

Potato Field

Potatoes & Sustainability: What people want to know

Sustainability is a major concern among consumers. Farmers and other food producers are aware of that, but often are unsure how to address it. The ... more »

Sustainability award to recognize improvements in agricultural sustainability

The newest award to come from the Spudman parent company, Great American Media Services, the Specialty Grower Sustainability Award seeks to recognize ... more »

Western ag groups urge new administration, congress to address water infrastructure

A national coalition of over 200 agricultural organizations and urban and rural water districts is urging President-elect Joe Biden and congressional ... more »

Water, resource, yield benefits shown with Soiltech Sensor study

Enabled by AT&T’s nationwide, highly secure LTE-M cellular network, the Soiltech Sensor precisely records and transmits data for soil moisture, ... more »


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