Industry Profiles

USDA appoints National Potato Promotion Board members

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue appointed 30 members to serve three-year terms on the National Potato Promotion Board beginning March 1. ... more »

Still time to nominate for Spudwoman of the year award

The potato industry is full of amazing women and Spudman wants your help in honoring them. There is still time to submit your nominations for this yea... more »

WPVGA honors Nick Somers with Hall of Fame induction

Long-time fresh, processed and organic potato and vegetable grower Nick Somers of Plover River Farms, Stevens Point, was inducted into the Wisconsin P... more »

Key Technology names Ray Kramer head of North America sales 

Ray Kramer has been appointed the senior director of North America sales for Key Technology. Kramer is responsible for managing Key’s sales organiza... more »

Worleys Keep Farm Operation in the Family

Bob Mattive, general partner at Worley Family Farm LLP, shares the farms history and how it has managed to stay in the family. See the ... watch »

Hasenoehrl to focus on promoting the Idaho brand

Mary Hasenoehrl was appointed to the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) last month and looking ahead on her time on the commission, she is focused on prom... more »

Aspen Produce Strives for Efficiency As Times Change

The potato industry has changed significantly in the last 30 years, said Dwayne Weyers of Aspen Produce. As varieties and equipment change, "we'r... watch »

Planning, Goals Key at Aspen Produce

Dwayne Weyers of Aspen Produce outlines how management works together to plan for the season and establish goals. Weyers is the National Potato C... watch »

Potatoes USA Chairman Shares Vision for Industry’s Future

Tucked in the Bootheel region of Missouri, Black Gold Farms COO John Halverson continues to carve out an expanding potato production and service opera... more »

Spudman7: Buzz Shahan

Buzz Shahan grew up on a cotton/potato farm in Queen Creek, Arizona. After attending Arizona State University for two years, he transferred to Brigham... more »


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