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Potato-washing facility to pay $1,000 fine over 'regretted' waste water spill

PEI Potato washing facility fined over waste water spill

January 25, 2021
The owners of a potato facility in New Annan confirm they will not dispute a CAD 1,000 fine they received following a spill of waste water at the end of 2020.
PepsiCo Doubles Down on Climate Goal and Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

PepsiCo Doubles Down on Climate Goal and Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

January 14, 2021
Pepsico announced it will accelerate its efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing GHG emissions by more than 40% by 2030. In 2020 the company achieved its objective to use 100% renewable electricity in the United States and plans to do the same in Mexico and Australia by the end of 2021
Winter cover crop research yields positive results for environment

Winter cover crop research yields positive results for environment

December 08, 2020
In humid climates, there is a high risk of topsoil loss from erosion on bare soil as well as nitrogen from fertilizers leaking or leaching from the soil into water sources, which can cause groundwater pollution.
¡Gran aporte! Estudiantes peruanos crean máquina que protege a los cultivos de las heladas

¡Gran aporte! Estudiantes peruanos crean máquina que protege a los cultivos de las heladas

November 23, 2020
El Invento será presentado a la edición 2021 del concurso 'Una idea para cambiar la Historia' de History Channel.
Maine, US: Drought shrinks Aroostook County potato yields

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.
Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick

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.
Atípica Helada Acaba con Cosecha de Papa en la Región Sureste de Coahuila, México

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
PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally

PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally by 2030

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.
Summer drought still impacting potato farmers Prince Edward Island

Summer drought still impacting potato farmers Prince Edward Island

September 18, 2020
Many potato fields across Prince Edward Island are not in the condition they usually are at this time of year due to the hot and dry conditions for much of July and August.
All Hail the Rise of the Climate - Smart Potato

Potato Potential - in all climates

September 08, 2020
The potential of the potato has only just begun to be realized. Some 368 million metric tons of potatoes were harvested globally in 2019, as people from Vietnam to Kenya, the Peruvian Andes to Rwanda produced a wide variety of the root vegetable, helping feed an estimated 1.3 billion people who rely on them as a staple food.

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