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UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Potato Processor Lamb Weston Meijer and its neighbour participate in unique energy saving project
Potato Processor Lamb Weston / Meijer and Wiskerke Onions are working hard on the construction of a residual heat connection between the two adjacent companies - a unique way to save energy.
Searching for the occasional market for excess potatoes
Organisations representing potato farmers in Belgium and France, have started a project (interreg-GEPOS) to look for alternative destinations for potatoes in Belgium and the North of France in seasons marked by large surpluses.
Fight over water in Klamath Basin affects potato growers
Farmers, fish advocates, tribes and government officials are headed to federal court in California on Wednesday (today) to argue who will get water — and when — in the Klamath Basin.
Seed Potato Company HZPC publishes its latest CSR Report
How can we feed 9.8 billion world citizens in 2050? And provide them with nutrient-rich food that is produced with minimal environmental impact? That's a daily question for seed potato company HZPC. The progress made can be found in its latest CSR Report
Largest Organic Potato Farm in Russia equipped by APH Group
APH Group recently concluded a multi-million Euro contract with a Russian enterprise to deliver machines and installations for the organic production of potatoes and vegetables in open soil.
McDonalds commits to targets for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction
QSR chain McDonald’s has announced it will partner with franchisees and suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to McDonald’s restaurants and offices by 36% by 2030 from a 2015 base year in a new strategy to address global climate change.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Jamaica anticipates 100% self-sufficiency for table potatoes this year
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries of Jamaica, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson says he is anticipating that Jamaica will achieve its goal of 100 per cent self-sufficiency in the production of table Irish potato this year.