personnel

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 »

Jason Davenport elected chair of Potatoes USA executive committee

Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the potato industry, elected new leadership during its annual meeting on March 9, 2022. The newly ... READ MORE »

Balcom elected NPC president, new executive committee elected

The National Potato Council elected its executive committee for the coming year on Feb. 28 in Washington, D.C. Jared Balcom of Pasco, Washington, w... READ MORE »

Tomra Food adds to leadership team

Tomra Food has strengthened its leadership team as part of a commitment to deliver even more effective sorting solutions and even more outstanding add... READ MORE »

Drexel Chemical adds new rep for Pacific Northwest

Drexel Chemical Company has hired Tad Comer as its sales representative for the Pacific Northwest region. That includes Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washin... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA board members announced

The USDA announced Feb. 17 the appointment of 33 individuals to serve on the National Potato Promotion Board, aka Potatoes USA. The appointees will se... READ MORE »

Lockwood announces personnel moves, including service, parts manager for Idaho

Potato equipment producer Lockwood Manufacturing announced a pair of personnel changes on Jan. 19. Jim Balstad is now Lockwood's business unit dire... 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 »

Michigan Seed Potato Association seeks executive director

The Michigan Seed Potato Association (MSPA) seeks to fill the position of executive director. The executive director is responsible for the managem... READ MORE »

Former US Potato Board exec Mac Johnson dead at 74

Mac Johnson, a major force in the snack food world and a produce  marketing icon, passed away Dec. 12 in Newnan, Georgia, due to complications from c... READ MORE »


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