The North Carolina Potato Association is the oldest commodity association in North Carolina. The Association was formed in 1928 by a group of potato growers in Northeast North Carolina who decided this was an avenue to take to get area potato growers to work together.
Trinity Manufacturing, Inc. is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals. One of the Trinity products is chloropicrin. Chloropicrin is used by potato farmers for soil fumigation in order to suppress soil-borne pathogens.