awards

Nora Olsen named 2021 Spudwoman of the Year

Just saying North American potato production has benefited from the efforts of Nora Olsen would be an understatement.  Over the past two-plus deca... READ MORE »

New award will study soil compaction

While soil compaction happens below the surface, it has many above-ground impacts on crops. Compacted soil doesn’t absorb water very well, makes it ... READ MORE »

Spudman’s new award program recognizes sustainability

Sustainability is going to be a major topic for food producers for the foreseeable future. Consumers are becoming increasingly more conscious of how f... READ MORE »

Mel Henninger honored by New Jersey agriculture industry

Longtime Rutgers professor and Extension agent Mel Henninger, Ph.D., was recognized with a Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citation by the New Je... READ MORE »

Brian Sackett to receive distinguished service honor from Michigan State

Brian Sackett of Sackett Potatoes in Mecosta, Michigan, will receive the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Distinguished Servic... READ MORE »

Spudman announces potato industry Dream Team 2021

Six-time Super Bowl winning coach Bill Belichick has a mantra: “Do your job.” Every player on the field has a responsibility and if each person ex... READ MORE »

Worzella brothers inducted into Wisconsin potato growers hall of fame

Longtime potato and vegetable growers Norm and Marv Worzella of Worzella & Sons in Plover, Wisconsin, were inducted into the Wisconsin Potato &... READ MORE »

Ben Sklarczyk, Yi Wang honored in 40 Under 40 awards program

Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News honored the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 with a live virtual ceremony during the Great La... READ MORE »

Nominations sought for agriculture safety awards

Do you know a person or organization who is a leader in agricultural safety, either through training, collaboration, promotion, education or research?... READ MORE »

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... READ MORE »


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