sustainability

Wisconsin growers hope for say in Central Sands water management

In reaction to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) recently released Central Sands Lakes Study, Tamas Houlihan, executive director of... READ MORE »

Lamb Weston to use potato, corn starch in packaging

Driving toward a goal of using more sustainable materials in packaging, two Lamb Weston Alexia brand products will use corn and potato starch in their... READ MORE »

Soil health experts offer tips on fumigation best practices

Fumigation can be a necessary means to get soilborne pathogens under control in potato fields. Chemical fumigants reduce the bad in the soil, but als... READ MORE »

Tasteful Selections to build microgrid energy system in California

Bite-size potato producer Tasteful Selections has broken ground on a microgrid energy-producing system in Kern County, California. The 5.0 MegaWatt... READ MORE »

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 ... READ 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... READ 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... READ MORE »

United Fresh opens compensation survey for produce industry

The United Fresh Produce Association has launched its 2021 Compensation Survey for the fresh produce industry. The data collected will be published in... READ MORE »

Syngenta to partner with AI-learning company to further crop protection technology

Syngenta Crop Protection is collaborating with artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning company Insilico Medicine to accelerate the invention an... READ 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 ... READ MORE »


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