Industry Profiles

Spudwoman 2024: A next-level leader

However agricultural producers in Michigan and throughout the country communicate, chances are Kelly Turner speaks their language. Turner... more »

Sustainability has always been front of mind for Heartland Farms

Sustainability was a good century away from even becoming a word, much less a marketing slogan or even an economic guiding principle, when the Pavelsk... more »

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The Lighter Side

President Calvin Coolidge (1872- 1933), and his wife, Grace, enjoyed a great relationship. One day during Coolidge’s presidency (1923-1929), he and ... more »

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Potato Power

A recent report highlighting the potato industry’s $100.9 billion economic impact in the U.S. featured eye-catching numbers, and the timing of its r... more »

RJ Andrus was elected president of the National Potato Council

A third-generation farmer’s advocacy efforts get traction

The National Potato Council has a new president, RJ Andrus. His ambitious goals for representing the interests of the nation’s spud producers are no... more »

A Day in the Life of a Farm Worker

EFI highlights new video series made by and about farmworkers

Equitable Foods Initiative (EFI), the multi-stakeholder workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, ... more »

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Spudman celebrates women in agriculture

Great American Media Services, Spudman's parent company, interviewed several amazing women in agriculture to celebrate Women’s History Month. These ... more »

Alison Sklarczyk, owner and lab manager at Sklarczyk Seed Farm

Alison Sklarczyk, owner and lab manager at Sklarczyk Seed Farm, shares her insights

March is Women’s History Month, and Spudman reached out to Alison Sklarczyk, owner and lab manager at Sklarczyk Seed Farm and 2019 Spudwoman of the ... more »

USDA announces appointments to the National Potato Promotion Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Feb. 15 the appointment of 32 members to the National Potato Promotion Board. Appointed are 30 producer m... more »

WPVGA inducts new hall of fame member, recognizes contributors

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) inducted a new member into its hall of fame and recognized several other industry con... more »

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