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Second Annual PSA Summer Symposium Happening in Texas


The second annual Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) Summer Symposium will be held in Houston, Texas at the Sysco Global Support Center from June 20 to 22, 2023, a news release said.

The release noted the Symposium brings together leaders from throughout the potato value chain and a host of sustainability experts from within our membership to advance the discussion around potato sustainability and the good progress being made in potatoes.

Agenda highlights include:

  • A keynote address by Debbie Lyons-Blythe with Blythe Family Farms and chairman of the board for the United States Roundtable for Sustainable Beef
  • Continuous improvement in sustainability — how to demonstrate improvement when you are already very good.
  • Sector breakout meetings
  • Update, input, and discussion on PSA’s long-term business strategy

“Last year’s symposium was a great start in discussing the importance of the potato industry’s sustainability efforts. This year’s agenda is shaping up to be even better, with discussions on important water projects and hearing directly from the farmers that are striving to be more sustainable every day,” John Mesko, PSA executive director, says in the release.

Registration for the event is open on the PSA website, with early bird savings happening until May 1.

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