agriculture

USDA unveils new school meal rules

During a live roundtable, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced major changes to the department’s school breakfast and lunch programs. According to U... READ MORE »

Aviko Rixona creates plant-based cheese made from potatoes

There are many reasons people are increasingly moving away from animal-based food products. This is causing a boom in plant-based foods, which are gro... READ MORE »

Positive momentum continues for U of I’s Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment

Volatile markets, product shortages, geopolitical unrest and extreme weather challenge farmers and consumers alike. Ensuring food security is more imp... READ MORE »

Meet the PILI Class of 2023

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is excited to host the 2023 class of the Potato Industry Leadership Institu... READ MORE »

WSPC announces Potato Day 2023

Every year, potato farmers from across the region migrate to Olympia, Washington, to share this year’s potato harvest and celebrate Potato Day. O... READ MORE »

NPC to CFIA: Modernize long-term management plan to prevent PEI potato wart spread

An advisory panel created in the wake of a political firestorm over the Prince Edward Island (PEI) potato wart crisis submitted a report in late Janua... READ MORE »

There’s still time to register for Potato Academy

Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) is supplying growers with applied information on potato production at its first Potato Academy. Potato Acad... READ MORE »

NDSU/UMN seeking growers’ help with vine kill study

The North Dakota State University and University of Minnesota potato agronomy research team is working on modeling 10-foot dig data to provide better ... READ MORE »

WPVGA Promotions Committee welcomes new members

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association Promotions Committee prides itself on creative thinking and promoting Wisconsin potatoes in t... READ MORE »

Members of the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee announced

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announ... READ MORE »


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