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Potatoes USA seeking nominations to fill 33 board seats

Nominations for Potatoes USA 2025 board members are open until Aug. 15. Nominees are sought to fill a total of 33 seats. All state potato organizat... READ MORE »

2024 Labor Report highlights grower concerns

In a recent survey conducted by Spudman, potato growers throughout the U.S. provided valuable insights into cultivation practices, labor issues and so... READ MORE »

New H-2A protections take effect next month

New protections under a final Department of Labor rule include a provision allowing H-2A temporary employees to invite labor and legal organizations t... READ MORE »

Idaho Steel, Reyco Systems owner retiring

Davis Christensen, owner of potato processing equipment manufacturer Idaho Steel Products and potato industry equipment supplier Reyco Systems, is ret... READ MORE »

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Make your voice heard in Spudman labor survey

Our editors are taking an in-depth dive into the ag labor situation. We want to hear from you about the most pressing issues faced by your operation, ... READ MORE »

Drexel adds new member to sales team

Memphis, Tennessee-based Drexel Chemical Co. has added an experienced industry professional to its sales team. Steve Henning joins Drexel as Wester... READ MORE »

Vive Crop Protection adds two team members, promotes another

Vive Crop Protection has added two new members to its team and promoted a longtime employee. Greg Esco is the company’s new Eastern U.S. Sales Ma... READ MORE »

Drexel adds new member to sales team

Drexel Chemical Co. has added a new member to its sales team. Founded in 1972, Drexel’s product portfolio includes a range of fertilizer and crop p... READ MORE »

Letter to appropriations committees expresses AEWR concerns

A letter signed by 75 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent to the House and Senate appropriations committees expresses concerns about the... READ MORE »

Potatoes Australia names World Potato Congress ambassador

Potatoes Australia has named Robbie Davis, a national potato industry and agribusiness figure, as its ambassador for World Potato Congress 2024. Th... READ MORE »


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