Monsanto was found liable in a lawsuit and ordered to pay $289 million in damages to a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused him cancer.
EEUU: Heat wave in North America: Podcast on ‘keeping your potatoes happy and healthy during the summer heat’
Fertilizer company Yara North America recently launched a podcast initiative to provide growers with updated agronomic advice, production and market insights, and more.
Proud Belgians have hit back after a leading French newspaper claimed that frites – the world-famous chips served with Belgium’s national dish of mussels – were invented in France.
That’s the new Guinness World Record for most combine harvesters working simultaneously in a field, following a successful record attempt in southern Manitoba on Saturday.
Dutch potato growers and potato processing firms will start talks on Friday to determine who is to pay for the problems with this year’s harvest, broadcaster NOS said.
A federal court on Thursday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban a pesticide used widely in farming.
Belgium’s early crop of potatoes has already been reduced by about a third due to the current Europe-wide heatwave, which especially damaged the size of the potatoes and the roughness of their skins.
Chipsfabrikant Roger & Roger (R&R) in het Belgische Moeskroen beperkt de productie van chips omdat er onvoldoende aanvoer van aardappelen is.