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Potato News from Wisconsin

Wisconsin Potatoes
Did you know that in the United States participants in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program can buy nutritious potatoes with a voucher at a farmer’s market, but not at their local grocer?
The Snack Factory Pretzel Crisp
Snyder's-Lance, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement has been signed to acquire Baptista's Bakery, Inc., the manufacturer of its fast growing Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps® brand
Wisconsin Potato Growers highlight their Sustainable practices
Wisconsin potato growers have achieved national recognition not only through their ability to produce more potatoes on fewer acres but also for the sustainability of the practices they use
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Specialty crops good for 35000 jobs in Wisconsin
Did You Know Wisconsin’s specialty crop production and processing account for more than $6 billion in economic activity? $6.4 billion, to be exact, and almost 35,000 jobs across the state!
Monday, May 5, 2014
Dana Rady, director of promotion, communication and consumer education
It won’t be long before consumers get a taste of Wisconsin potatoes in a new and creative way! The state’s traveling billboard, also known as the Spudmobile, is sure to be iconic with the many creative and educational components that are planned for its interior.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Potato Industry Leadership Institute (Pili)
Twenty-four potato growers and industry representatives joined together to form the 2014 class of the Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI), an annual program jointly administered by the National Potato Council (NPC) and the United States Potato Board (USPB) that identifies and cultivates the next generation of leaders within the industry.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Jed Colquhoun, Ph.D. Professor Department of Horticulture University of Wisconsin-Madison
Herbicide-resistant weeds pose significant economic and production challenges, particularly in specialty crops such as potatoes where weed control options are limited.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Wisconsin River Co-op recently announced that it has purchased Pest Pros Inc., an independent crop consulting firm and plant disease diagnostic laboratory located in Plainfield, Wisconsin. Pest Pros provides a range of crop management services to assi...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Heat and Control partners with Food Process Systems Inc
Heat and Control, Inc. and Food Process Systems, Inc. have formed a global partnership to develop and market new technology for applying batters, breading, and other coatings to a variety of food products.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
 Frito-Lay North America (FLNA)
PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Beloit, Wis., facility today became the state's first food manufacturing site to be awarded LEED® for Existing Buildings Gold certification.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010