Black Gold Farms

Black Gold Farms taps Mark Knight at COO

Black Gold Farms has hired a new chief operating officer to help implement its "Farm Better Strategy." Mark Knight assumes the role as Black Gold F... READ MORE »

Black Gold Farms hires new general manager for logistics firm

Horizon Logistics, the transportation arm of the Black Gold Farms operation, has added Terrence Bro to serve as its general manager. Bro's 34-y... READ MORE »

Ten Acre Marketing hires United Fresh’s Coppola

Ten Acre Marketing, a full-service agricultural marketing firm expanded their team, tapping fresh produce marketing veteran Mary Coppola Heslep. Co... READ MORE »

Black Gold Farms’ Halverson family starts transportation firm

The Halverson family, owners and operators of Black Gold Farms, are getting into the transportation business. The Halversons have announced the... READ MORE »

Halverson family adds Kling to Black Gold Farms’ board of directors

Black Gold Farms has announced a new addition to its board of directors, one outside the Halverson family. Food industry veteran Doug Kling, wh... READ MORE »

Black Gold Farms’ Texas-grown potatoes to reach retailers soon

Black Gold Farms started harvest of the 2019 fresh crop of Texas colored potatoes the week of May 6-10. “I’m really excited to be digging our f... READ MORE »

Black Gold Farms hires Kerwin Bradley, former commercial leader of J.R. Simplot’s Innate potatoes

Black Gold Farms has added accomplished potato producer Kerwin Bradley to its leadership team. Bradley has joined the organization as its chief pro... READ MORE »

FMC purchases Cheminova

FMC completed its acquisition of Cheminova, a crop protection company based in Denmark, for $1.8 billion.Cheminova was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Au... READ MORE »

John Halverson Spudman

Show-Me Spuds

How did John Halverson, a fourth generation potato grower from North Dakota and a member of Black Gold Farms, become the lone potato grower in the Cot... READ MORE »

Comment period extended for proposed revisions to WPS

EPA is extending the comment period for proposed revisions to the agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) an additional 60 days, until Aug. 18.T... READ MORE »

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