News

June 3
Michigan adds COVID-19 requirements for agriculture workers

Executive Order 2020-111 provides additional requirements and procedures to keep agricultural workers and the food supply safe from the effects of COVID-19.


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June 1
Upcoming equipment auction

{Sponsored} Calloway Northwest, a process potato grower in the Northern Columbia Basin of Washington is retiring and offering the remainder of their equipment in a timed online auction.  Clicking on link will take you to over 40 items, ra... more


June 1
Rep. Simpson discusses how CFAP fell short with potato industry

Rep. Mike Simpson and NPC CEO Kam Quarles recently discussed the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program and their hopes for the next phase of USDA relief.


June 1
United Fresh, PMA address Farmers to Families Food Box program

Leaders from the United Fresh Produce Association and Produce Marketing Association recently spoke with the USDA on the Farmers to Families food program.


June 1
Syngenta announces agriculture scholarship winners

Six college students who are pursuing careers in agriculture are getting a little help from the Syngenta Accelerating a Generation Scholarship program.


May 29
Warren Henninger remembered for kindness, generosity

“God, family, and potatoes.” That is how Warren Henninger’s passions are listed in his obit. Henninger, a lifelong member of the potato industry, died May 23.


May 28
PMA event focuses on Farmers to Families, Coronavirus food assistance programs

Produce Marketing Association (PMA)’s weekly Virtual Town Hall focused on upcoming and future government resources available to the industry.


May 28
Frozen fry demand showing positive signs

The lack of foodservice demand due to COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions has created a well-documented backup in the potato supply chain.


May 28
Lineage Logistics acquires Henningsen to increase Pacific Northwest footprint

Lineage Logistics has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Henningsen Cold Storage Co. Terms were not disclosed.


May 27
USDA announces plans for Section 32 purchases of fresh, dehy potatoes

The USDA plans to make upcoming purchases of 5- and 10-pound bags of russet potatoes and packages of dehydrated potato flakes in the near future for distribution in food assistance programs.



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