With rain delaying harvest of their 2,000 acres of potatoes, Deverle Wattenbarger and his three sons take a rare office break. They reminisce and laugh about how they all planned to leave Wattenbarger... more
On November 12, the EPA hosted a White House pollinator health task force (PHTF) listening session on pollinator protection, or honeybee protection, an issue that has received elevated attention in ag... more
Blair Richardson was born in Texas where his family has been involved in farming and ranching for many generations dating back to the era when the region was part of Mexico. He received a B.S. in agri... more
When it comes to potatoes and sustainability, it's in the bag, for Wada Farms.
The potatoes are in the bag and the bag's material includes up to 25 percent potato starch.
It's an effort by Wada ... more
I know I'm preaching to the choir when I say that farming is hard work. It means long hours, working in all kinds of weather and not knowing if you'll meet your return on investment. You've really got... more
It’s been 11 years since Dutch potato grower Jacob van den Borne took over the family farm with his brother Jan. At the time they decided that they didn’t want to grow bigger, they wanted to grow more. ... See MoreSee Less