sustainability

Simplot’s Rasmussen pushing to further define potato industry sustainability

Jolyn Rasmussen leads J.R. Simplot’s Raw Development and Sustainability team, which has a mission of “Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.” The... READ MORE »

Bills in House, Senate would incentivize climate-smart farming practices

In June, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced the Growing Climate Solutions Act, a bill designed to incentivize climate-smart farming practi... READ MORE »

McCain Foods outlines sustainability initiatives

July 13, on National French Fry Day, McCain is announced a commitment to improving the sustainability of our products, including the iconic french fry... READ MORE »

Sustainability focus of latest ‘Eye on Potatoes’ podcast

Earlier this year, it was announced that the former Potato Sustainability Initiative was expanding to include more facets of the potato supply chain. ... READ MORE »

Yara North America joins Potato Sustainability Alliance

Crop nutrition leader Yara North America has joined the Potato Sustainability Alliance. Founded in 1905 and rooted in Norway, Yara is a global mark... READ MORE »

Syngenta’s $2 billion sustainability investment to include packaging

To improve sustainability across its supply chain, Syngenta recently announced a $2 billion investment in sustainable agriculture. Part of this inves... READ MORE »

HZPC newest member of Potato Sustainability Alliance

The newly formed Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) has announced the addition of HZPC Americas Corp. as its newest member. As an active member of ... READ MORE »

New Potato Sustainability Alliance formed to expand on sustainability initiative

Key players in the U.S. and Canadian potato industries have created a new organization dedicated to sustainability in the potato sector — the Potato... READ MORE »

Syngenta to spend $2 billion to address climate change

Syngenta announced Oct. 22 that $2 billion will be spent over the next five years to help farmers prepare for and tackle the increasing threats posed ... READ MORE »

Sustainable agricultural practices promoted in new USDA program

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Scott Hutchins announced Sept. 12 that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) h... READ MORE »


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