United Potato Growers of America

Column: Money is always the motive, but whose money?

Television is full of ads pushing financial-management companies. Notable about these companies is the way their salespeople — stockbrokers — are ... READ MORE »

Western farmers to Senate: Water infrastructure need is ‘critical’

Citing an “acute and critical need” magnified by another all-too-familiar drought, a national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers,... READ MORE »

COVID-19 report: Potato industry still feeling effects of foodservice shutdowns

Now three months into the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the situation remains fluid and unsettled for the potato industry and that likely wi... READ MORE »

Column: Breaking down the 2019 fresh potato crop

In August, when the 2019 potato crop’s fresh shipments were estimated, its volume was projected to be one of the most balanced in recent memory. At ... READ MORE »

Column: Whoever has the gold makes the rules — usually

We’ve all heard the adage: “Whoever has the gold makes the rules.” While generally true the concept does have exceptions. One, the person wit... READ MORE »

Seed growers face uncertainty

Commodity prices are in the tank. Fresh table-stock potato returns in the West are a disaster; returns are below production cost for the fifth year in... READ MORE »

Researchers study wild potatoes to increase tuber calcium

The Crop Science Society of America announced researchers have developed a new potato cultivar with high calcium levels by studying wild potatoes and ... READ MORE »

High Performance Management Conference set for September

Now in its third year, Produce Marketing Association Foundation for Industry Talent's (PMA Foundation) High Performance Management Conference (HPMC) o... READ MORE »

Antitrust case filed against potato groups

Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) has filed a lawsuit alleging antitrust action among members of United Potato Growers of America (UPGA) and United... READ MORE »

UPGA changes leadership

United Potato Growers of America (UPGA) announced that Jerry Wright will return to lead the grower-based organization as president and chief executive... READ MORE »


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