personnel

New USDA advisory board members includes two from potato industry

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the appointment of 24 industry representatives to the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Commit... READ MORE »

Leadership changes at National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced July 10 that Parag Chitnis will serve as acting director of the National Institute of Food and Ag... READ MORE »

Drexel Chemical elevates Stewart to company president

Mark Stewart has been named president of Drexel Chemical Company, effective June 2020. He succeeds Ben Johnson, who is retiring in mid-Septembe... READ MORE »

Syngenta unifies three business arms into single global entity

Syngenta Group Co. Ltd., announced June 18 the official launch of Syngenta Group, a new global leader in agricultural science and innovation. Under... READ MORE »

World Potato Congress adds three new directors to board

The World Potato Congress has announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors. They include: Nigel Crump. Crump, of Au... READ MORE »

TOMRA adds category director to focus on potatoes

TOMRA Food has announced Marco Colombo as its new global director of potatoes. He joined TOMRA in February after 10 years with Lamb Weston Meijer. ... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA accepting nominations for 60 board seats

Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new board members for the 2021-24 term. The board is seeking nominees to fill a total of 60 ope... READ MORE »

Warren Henninger, founder of Ag World Support Systems, dies after fall

Warren Henninger, founder and chairman of Ag World Support Systems and longtime member of the potato industry, died May 23, eight days after a fall at... READ MORE »

HELM Agro adds sales agronomist for Midwest region

HELM Agro US has hired Brock Waggoner to serve as sales agronomist for its Midwest region services. HELM offers a variety of herbicides and pestici... READ MORE »

Data management firm Medius Ag expanding capabilities

Agricultural data management company Medius Ag is announcing the expansion of its software solutions to a broader range of commodities around the ... READ MORE »


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