NASA Harvest And CropX Partner To Support Sustainable Ag Initiatives
April 12, 2021
NASA Harvest (NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture Program) and CropX, a global leader in soil analytics for agriculture, today announced a strategic partnership that will give NASA Harvest unprecedented soil insights for its global agricultural monitoring efforts.
Idaho Potato Commission President and CEO, Frank Muir Retires After 18 Years of Service
April 10, 2021
Eighteen years ago, the Idaho® potato industry was in crisis. Consumers were shunning potatoes due to the rising popularity of low-carb diets, the new consumer focus on buying local (locavore movement) was beginning to expand across the country and the Idaho® potato farm gate revenue was declining.
El índice de precios de los alimentos de la FAO sube por 10.º mes consecutivo
April 08, 2021
El índice de precios de los alimentos de la FAO registró un promedio de 118,5 puntos en marzo de 2021, es decir, 2,4 puntos (un 2,1 %) más que en febrero. El aumento representó la 10.ª subida mensual consecutiva del valor del índice, que alcanzó su nivel más elevado desde junio de 2014.
PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards
April 07, 2021
Three awards were presented to well deserving industry members at the Prince Edward Island Potato Board’s monthly meeting in March 2021. In addition, the award winners will be recognized at the PEI Board Annual Banquet in 2022.
HZPC: 'Ready to grow in North America'
April 06, 2021
Potatoes in the United States and Canada are a commodity. When selecting varieties, the color of the skin tends to be the primary consideration. As the new managing director of HZPC Americas Corp, Jeff Scramlin sees opportunities to increase market share by highlighting the distinguishing characteristics.