climate change

Yara International joins Biden’s ‘First Movers Coalition’

Some of the largest companies in the world recently launched a shared initiative to reach the climate goals through ground-breaking technology. The... READ MORE »

USDA to collaborate with EU counterpart on sustainability, climate change platform

European Union Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statemen... READ MORE »

Cost of keeping potatoes cool in storage going up due to rising temps

Five years ago, Ruth and Nick Ploeg invested in a new chiller, as they found they were storing potatoes well later and later each year. The chiller pr... READ MORE »

Potatoes surprisingly resilient to climate change, study suggests

A new study led by researchers at the University of Florida predicts that the supply chains for two of Americans' most popular plant-based foods — f... READ MORE »

Water problems hinder Western food producers

In September, when funding was gutted for a much-anticipated water bill, then withdrawn from the floor of the California state legislature, growers re... READ MORE »

soil-field

Regrow gets $17 million to fund carbon-reduction monitoring platform

Regrow has announced the close of its $17 million oversubscribed Series A funding round with new investors Ajax Strategies, Tenacious Ventures and Car... READ MORE »

Emergency rules for heat, smoke set for Washington farmworkers

On a Tuesday in June, Luis Cisneros stood on a metal ladder harvesting cherries in Washington’s fertile Columbia Basin when temperatures reached alm... READ MORE »

Spudman presenting SpudWeek webinar series Aug. 10-12

Spudman is hosting a three-part webinar series the second week of August — named SpudWeek — that will dive into topics affecting potato growers. ... READ MORE »

Frito-Lay, Ruffles parent company, PepsiCo, announces sustainable ag strategy

PepsiCo — Frito-Lay's parent company — has announced an aggressive Positive Agriculture strategy to combat climate change. It will focus on regene... READ MORE »

USDA to invest $21 million-plus to soil health initiatives

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced April 21 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) wil... READ MORE »


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