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Potato News from North Dakota

Handing over of new business cards. Happy 65th birthday Gregg Halverson and congrats on the new title (CEO of Black Gold Farms) Eric Halverson (Courtesy: Black Gold Farms Facebook)
Eric Halverson is the new chief executive officer of potato grower-shipper Black Gold Farms.
Strike at Simplot Grand Forks ended as a deal is reached
Workers at the J.R. Simplot Co. potato processing plant in Grand Forks have reached a contract agreement with the company after being on strike for almost three weeks.
Strike at Simplot Grand Forks Potato Processing Plant
After a day-long union meeting, employees of J.R. Simplot went on strike, picketing outside the potato processing plant in Grand Forks at about 6 p.m. Monday.
Cavendish Farms Jamestown
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms of Jamestown, North Dakota, United States, has reduced its contracts with Manitoba growers (Canada) to 305,000 hundredweight for 2014
Rick Vivatson
Rick Vivatson of Cavalier, North Dakota became the Northern Plains Potato Grower's Association's 65th Chairman.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Carl Hoverson, Hoverson Farms, Larimore, ND
Carl Hoverson of Hoverson Farms in Larimore, N.D., was named the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Environmental Stewardship Award presented at the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2014 Annual Meeting, held January 10-11, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas.
Monday, January 27, 2014
NAPMN Projecting 22.6% Drop in North Dakota Potato Production in 2013
North American Potato Market News (NAPMN) is projecting a 22.6% production drop in the North Dakota Potato crop this fall.
Monday, August 19, 2013
That Simplot Foods plant that Grand Forks residents drive by along Gateway Drive has a sort of permanence. It’s been there for a half century.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
 Lockwood ACS-8
Lockwood Mfg. is proud to announce the addition of a new potato handling product. The Air-Controlled Separator is a complete handling and cleaning system that efficiently removes rocks, dirt, vines and other debris effortlessly. With the aid of high ve...
Monday, August 13, 2012
 Nokota Packers
NoKota Packers, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has joined Fresh Solutions Network, LLC, a partnership of multi-generational potato and onion companies committed to driving profitable category growth through innovative marketing, category management and operational solutions.
Saturday, August 4, 2012