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Health and Nutrition

Health and Nutrition

Tips for keeping farm workers safe from heat stress
Heat-related illness is one of the most common maladies to befall outdoor workers, particularly in agricultural settings.
The 'Potato of the Future' Climate - Smarter and Healthier
The potato of the future will be more drought tolerant and disease resistant, more environmentally sustainable and climate smart, and meet the needs of producers and consumers.
Potato Commission sponsorships drive awareness of brand
The Idaho Potato Commission has found that the best way to communicate that potatoes are part of an active, healthy lifestyle is to show it. Therefore, the IPC sponsors several athletic programs and events that support and encourage folks to be active.
Ethiopian farmers help researchers select potato varieties that the market demands (Courtesy: CIP)
Potato is important to food security and a cash crop in Ethiopia with high potential to improve the livelihoods of small-scale farmers, who account for 83% of the total population and hold 95% of agricultural land.
Potatoes have typically been used in the home as a humble side to accompany a steak or roast chicken, but have you ever tried potato ice-cream? Chef Russell Blaikie says the texture of potatoes is like velvet. (Courtesy: Courtney Holloway / ABC News)
Potatoes have typically been used in the home as a humble side to accompany a steak or roast chicken, but have you ever tried potato ice-cream? Chef Russell Blaikie says the texture of potatoes is like velvet.
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse.(Courtesy: Bill Krueger / NC State University)
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse. Now we're leading the effort to breed sweet potatoes that could provide economic opportunities and better nutrition for people in African countries. (Courtesy: Bill Krueger)
Potatoes prevent food crisis in Ethiopia and restore 'dignity and hope'
Irish potatoes have prevented another major humanitarian food crisis in one of the poorest and most remote parts of Ethiopia, according to aid organization Concern Worldwide.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Key Technology Introduces New Sort-to-Grade® Capabilities for VERYX® Digital Sorters
Manufacturer of optical sorters for the potato processing industry Key Technology Introduces New Sort-to-Grade® Capabilities for VERYX® Digital Sorters