The heatwave is unlikely to cause the price hikes of 1976 for a number of reasons.
An audio version of an in depth article about the 18th century Enlightenment thinkers who promoted the potato as a way to build a healthy and productive society.
LED lights can actually improve upon the sun and help grow plants in space. A Canadian team of researchers is helping to refine and perfect LED technology.
Over half the calories humans eat today come from corn, wheat and rice. Raising a greater diversity of types of crops and animals (agrobiodiversity) makes diets healthier and farming more resilient.
When Enlightenment thinkers were looking for a way to build a healthy and productive society, they hit upon the tuber.
Everything you need to know about the humble spud.
Potatoes are more nutrient-dense than many other staple foods in South Africa including maize meal, rice, bread and pasta.
Andrew Taylor has vowed to eat just spuds for a year. What impact will it have on his health?
The humble spud has been a main attraction on our dinner plates for over 500 years. Are its days numbered?