sustainability

96% of US farms family-owned, USDA study shows

Family farms comprise 96% of all U.S. farms, account for 87% of land in farms and 82% of the value of all agricultural products sold. This is accor... READ MORE »

Soil conditioner created by packaging maker from paper waste

Farmers and agriculture markets stand to get tons of soil additives converted from wood waste once headed to landfills, thanks to a partnership betwee... READ 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 ... READ 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 ... READ 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, ... READ MORE »

New dietary guidelines reaffirm importance of vegetables, potatoes included

It’s official: the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans have yet again confirmed the importance of eating more vegetables, such as potatoes that ... READ MORE »

What election results could mean for potato industry

We knew heading into 2020 that the presidential election would be one of the biggest stories of the year. It was, but the COVID-19 pandemic and all of... READ MORE »

Potato Expo 2021: Breakout sessions unveiled

The upcoming virtual Potato Expo 2021 event will feature a wide array of breakout sessions and speakers. Here is a sneak peak of what's on tap. Pot... READ MORE »

TOMRA Food joins global sustainability business initiative

TOMRA Food, a global provider of sensors, equipment and digital solutions for the food supply chain, is the newest member of the World Business Counci... READ MORE »

USDA, EPA having Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges

On Aug. 26, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges,... READ MORE »


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