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Report: The potato value chain in Morocco
October 16, 2020
The Wageningen Research Foundation (WR), being subsidised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in the context of the Policy Support 'Sustainable agricultural development in a food system approach' published a study on the potato value chain in Morocco.
Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick
October 15, 2020
With the harvest season underway, the impact of summer's drought-like conditions is being unearthed in New Brunswick. Due to a lack of rainfall during the growing season, potato farmers say their yields are down significantly for fall 2020.
Maine, US: Drought shrinks Aroostook County potato yields
October 15, 2020
This year’s potato harvest was met with an unrelenting drought that diminished crops and tied up water resources for Aroostook County, Maine farmers.
Appreciation of the food and agriculture sector increases, following years of decline
October 15, 2020
Public appreciation of the food and agriculture sector is greater in 2020 than it was two years ago. This applies to all sub-sectors, apart from pig farming, which is held in the same esteem as it was in 2018.
New research: nitrous oxide emissions 300 times more powerful than CO₂ are jeopardising Earth's future
October 14, 2020
Nitrous oxide emissions (300 times more powerful than CO₂) are jeopardizing Earth's future climate. Agriculture caused almost 70% of global N₂O emissions in the decade to 2016.
Atípica Helada Acaba con Cosecha de Papa en la Región Sureste de Coahuila, México
October 12, 2020
Esta pérdida además, impacta directamente a los cerca de 20 mil empleos directos e indirectos que genera el cultivo de papa en esta región de México
Fairfields Farm Set to Supply Leading Meal Kit Player, HelloFresh
October 06, 2020
Essex potato grower, Fairfields Farm, is excited to announce that it will be supplying HelloFresh with its low carbon footprint potatoes from October.
McDonald's is seeking boost resilience of its British potato supply chain to environmental degradation and climate impacts
September 28, 2020
Fast food giant McDonald's is working with McCain Foods and Prince's Countryside Trust to help farmers in the United Kingdom improve soil health and boost resilience to climate change and Brexit
McCain Foods' Timaru plant is reducing its energy usage environmental impact, now looking to electrification, by installing New Zealand-first technology.
September 25, 2020
McCain Foods Timaru potato processing plant is reducing its energy usage environmental impact, now looking to electrification, by installing Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology, a first in New Zealand.
PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally
September 22, 2020
Food and beverage leader joins RE100 initiative with ambition to achieve 100% renewable electricity globally for direct operations by 2030 and across entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040.
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