personnel

Jamey Higham named new Idaho Potato Commission president and CEO

Produce industry veteran Jamey Higham will become the next president and CEO of the Idaho Potato Commission, effective in early 2022. Higham will r... READ MORE »

EPA appoints new agriculture advisor

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has appointed Rod Snyder to become its agriculture advisor. Snyder will lead outreach and engagement ef... READ MORE »

United Potato Growers of Canada leader MacIsaac to retire

United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager Kevin MacIsaac will soon retire after leading the organization for the past 10 years. MacIsaac’s ... READ MORE »

Potato Sustainability Alliance announces Mesko as new leader

The Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) announced Aug. 31 that John Mesko has taken over as its executive director. Mesko has an extensive and div... READ MORE »

North American Potato Market News changes hands

North American Potato Market News, which tracks potato trade, pricing, supply and production in the U.S. and Canada, has been sold. Founder Bruce H... READ MORE »

Idaho Potato Commission’s search for new president remains ongoing

Longtime Idaho Potato Commission President and CEO Frank Muir is set to retire in a matter of months, and the search for his replacement is ongoing. ... READ MORE »

National Potato Council adds new program coordinator

The National Potato Council (NPC) welcomed Ethan Keller to serve as the organization’s program coordinator on July 12. The recent Ohio State Univer... READ MORE »

Rabo AgriFinance announces new managing director for mid-mountain region

Rabo AgriFinance has announced Brek Cranney will take over as managing director of the Mid-Mountain region following the retirement of Jon Maughan. M... 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 »

Potatoes USA seeking nominations for board members for 2022-25 term

Nominations are now being accepted for 58 soon-to-be-open spots on Potatoes USA's board of directors. The term period will be 2022-25. Potatoes USA... READ MORE »


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