Wisconsin growers association elects Guenthner as ’21 president

At a brief meeting held immediately following the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) Annual Meeting, on Feb. 4, the WPVGA bo... READ MORE »

Vive Crop Protection adds sales agronomists for Northern, Southern US

Two agricultural professionals recently joined Vive Crop Protection to support Vive Crop Protection's unique Precision Chemistry products in the South... READ MORE »

HZPC Americas adds Aron Derbidge to team

Potato breeder and seed provider HZPC Americas has announced the addition of Aron Derbidge as a sales and key account manager. The addition of ... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA announces 2021 board appointees

On Jan. 13, the U.S. Department of Agriculture appointed 31 new or returning members to serve three-year terms on the National Potato Promotion Board,... READ MORE »

Potato 2.0 Project lead Robin Buell named Georgia Eminent Scholar

Robin Buell, University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University and a renowned plant genomics expert, will join the University of Geo... READ MORE »

Ellsworth Potato Services purchases Siddoway in seed brokerage merger

Ellsworth Potato Services LLC of Rexburg, Idaho, a potato seed brokerage company, has purchased the brokerage and commercial seed cutting operation of... READ MORE »

Soil Health Academy announces new scholarship opportunity

The Soil Health Academy (SHA) has announced the establishment of a new scholarship fund to honor soil health and regenerative agriculture pioneer, Ken... READ MORE »

Ben Sklarczyk, Yi Wang honored in 40 Under 40 awards program

Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News honored the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 with a live virtual ceremony during the Great La... READ MORE »

Biden picks Tom Vilsack to resume role as Secretary of Agriculture

Tom Vilsack is Joe Biden’s pick to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture when the Biden administration takes office in January 2021. Accord... READ MORE »

Idaho Potato Commission hires new retail promotion director for Southeast US

Mark Daniels, a produce veteran with 35 years of industry experience, has joined the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) as Retail Promotion Director-Southe... READ MORE »

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