agriculture

World Potato Congress offers subsidies to qualifying delegates

Delegates from developing and transitional countries may qualify for financial support to attend the 8th World Potato Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland,... READ MORE »

Syngenta & FMSC helping feed the world

On March 18 and 19, 2011 545 Syngenta employees, their families, friends and Future Farmers of America students came together at the Syngenta corporat... READ MORE »

Potato industry responds to Harvard study linking weight gain to potatoes

Response by the potato industry to a Harvard University research paper linking the potato to weight gain has been fast and furious. From the governor ... READ MORE »

Bayer CropScience names new President/CEO

Jim Blome has been named President/CEO and head of Crop Protection for the North American region effective July 1, 2011. Bill Buckner, current Preside... READ MORE »

McCain Foods names Van de Put president and CEO

The Board of Directors of McCain Foods Limited appointed Dirk Van de Put as president and CEO and a director of the company. Van de Put's appointment ... READ MORE »

Suzy Favor Hamilton is new spokesperson for Wisconsin potatoes

Three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton has been named the spokesperson for Wisconsin potatoes. Favor Hamilton, a native of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, ... READ MORE »

Co-founder of McCain Foods Ltd. dies

Wallace McCain, who co-founded an international food empire based on the frozen French fry, died on Saturday. He was 81. For more information press he... READ MORE »

Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon growers continue Federal program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Irish potato growers in Idaho and Malheur County, Ore., voted to continue their federal marketing ... READ MORE »

Global food initiative launched

A press conference by eight foundations launching AGree, a new initiative designed to transform and impact food and agriculture policies on global sc... READ MORE »

Washington Commissioner election results

Washington State Agriculture Director Dan Newhouse has officially notified three growers of their successful bids to serve on the Washington State Pot... READ MORE »


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