Potato farming equipment maker Dewulf adds silent partner, eyes automation

Jan Clarebout of Clarebout Potatoes, a Belgium potato-processing company, has become a major investor and silent partner in Dewulf. Clarebout, alon... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA 2019

Phil Hickman becomes Potatoes USA’s first board chairman from Virginia

Potatoes USA — the marketing and promotions board for the U.S. potato industry — elected a new board chairman and executive committee during its 4... READ MORE »

Senninger Irrigation announces leadership change for Grand Island location

After more than 28 years, Ray Glaser is retiring as area manager of Senninger Irrigation's Grand Island, Nebraska location, the company announced. Ove... READ MORE »

Wilcox Fresh adds Justin Reynolds as CEO

Floyd Wilcox & Sons Inc., also known as Wilcox Fresh, has hired Justin Reynolds as its new CEO. Reynolds has 15 years' of experience in Idaho a... 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 »

Valley Irrigation adds Trevor Mecham, Joe Strickland to leadership roles

Valley Irrigation, a business segment of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), has hired Trevor Mecham as vice president, global technology stra... READ MORE »

Tong Engineering adds two to project management team

Leading vegetable handling equipment manufacturer Tong Engineering has added two people to its project management team. “As our equipment advance... READ MORE »

Potato plant researcher Phil Hamm gives final presentation, will retire in 2019

Phil Hamm has dedicated his professional life to studying plant disease and has been a great asset for potato growers in the process. Hamm’s journey... READ MORE »

Soil Health Partnership tabs lead scientist to beef up research

The Soil Health Partnership has tapped Maria Bowman, a notable and experienced agricultural and resource economist, for the new position of lead scien... READ MORE »

Idaho Potato Commission’s Jamie Bowen elected to IFEC conference board of directors

Idaho Potato Commission marketing manager Jamie Bowen has been elected to serve on the International Foodservice Editorial Council’s board of direct... READ MORE »

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