Entries tagged with: Oregon Potato Commission

OPC presents grower awards

The Oregon Potato Commission (OPC) presented the 2013 Potatoes Goodness Unearthed awards at the Washington/Oregon Potato Conference. Presenting awards in four categories for best red variety, best yellow variety, best russet variety and best specialty variety was chef Leif Benson, a member of the OPC. Dan Chin, of Chin Farms, took home two awards. Chin Farms’ AmaRosa was selected as the best red potato variety and their Austrian Crescent was selected as the best specialty…  » Read more

Klamath Basin growers create new endowment

Klamath Basin potato growers George Rajnus, Dan Chin and Lon Baley, with Bill Brewer, president and CEO of the Oregon Potato Commission (OPC), presented a check for $100,000 to Dan Arp, Ph.D., Oregon State University (OSU) dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, and Russell Karow, Ph.D., department head of Crop and Soil Science. The check represents the intent of the Klamath Basin potato industry, with the support of OPC, to contribute $250,000 to the…  » Read more