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SpudWeek 2023 content available on-demand

SpudWeek 2023 recordings are now available on-demand. Hear from fellow potato-industry members as they discuss the biggest issues facing growers today... READ MORE »

USDA announces Conservation Reserve Program signup for 2023

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that agricultural producers and private landowners can begin applying for the Conservation Reserve Program... READ MORE »

Washington state food packaging act creates challenges for packers

A new proposal in the Washington state legislature would toss out federal food packaging rules, and make it more difficult to market potatoes in Washi... READ MORE »

Potato Sustainability Alliance says now is the most important time in agriculture

I’ve been farming, talking with farmers, or supporting those who support farmers for my entire life. From growing up on a farm to selling seed and c... READ MORE »

Letting farmland recover may let air quality recover, finds U of I study

The USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) that promotes sustainable agricultural practices to improve habitat may have an unintended benefit of... READ MORE »

House Ag Committee holds hearing on soil health, regenerative agriculture practices

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on soil health and regenerative ag practices Sept. 14. Witnesses included Jeff Moyer, CEO of th... READ MORE »

Recap of Skagit Valley Sustainability Influencer event

Around the end of July, growers from Skagit Valley hosted ten influencers from the greater Seattle area to help educate consumers on today’s farming... READ MORE »

NRCS Idaho and Simplot teaming up to help Idaho agriculture

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the J.R. Simplot Company signed a memorandum of agreement on June 28 outlining ways they pl... READ MORE »

WPC calls on industry to help advance UN Sustainable Development Agenda

World Potato Congress (WPC) President Romain Cools called upon the global potato value chain to invest in solutions to advance the UN Sustainable Deve... READ MORE »

Potato Sustainability Alliance to host summer symposium in Boise

The Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) is hosting a multi-day symposium this summer in Boise, Idaho. It is the first-such symposium for the PSA, ... READ MORE »


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