Fertilizer producer and marketer Yara North America has joined the Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA), the group says in a news release. As a member of the group Yara will work with processors, packers, buyers, grower organizations, conservation groups, academia and other stakeholders, to help drive ongoing improvements in potato sustainability across North America.
“We are delighted to welcome Yara into the Potato Sustainability Alliance to better enable farmers to meet their crop nutrition needs in a sustainable manner,” Laura Scandurra, PSA executive director, says in the release.
Yara was founded in 1905 in Norway. The company is a global market leader in crop nutrition, offering a wide range of products with production, sales and services, research and support operations in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia, the release says.
“With a multitude of tools and services, Yara offers insights into crop nutrition and other aspects of potato production that will help to advance sustainability” Markus Braaten, market development fanager for Yara North America, says in the release.