awards

Spudman Dream Team Awards open for nominations

Nominate for the awards program that celebrates the superstars of the potato industry: Dream Team and Rookie of the Year! Deadline: Oct. 1 Now ... READ MORE »

Wagner Farms wins first Specialty Crop Sustainability Award

Everything is in bloom at Wagner Farms in Rome, New York, where farm operations and the very business model have been remodeled around the concept of ... READ MORE »

World Potato Congress seeks nominations for Industry Awards program

The World Potato Congress is seeking nominations for its Industry Awards program for the 2022 edition of the World Potato Congress (WPC), which will b... READ MORE »

Chuck Troyer honored posthumously by Northern Plains Potato Growers Association

Chuck Troyer has posthumously been awarded the 2021 Northern Plains Potato Growers Association Meritorious Service Award. Troyer passed away Dec. 3... READ MORE »

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 »


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