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Potato News from Wisconsin

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
Frito-Lay plans to invest $28.5 million at its Beloit plant, a move that helps retain 500 jobs and adds about 25 new positions. Since 2001, Frito-Lay has invested $20 million into the plant that has an annual payroll of about $32 million and has cons...
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Frito-Lay is getting a reputation for being a world-class facility for its safety record and operations.The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recertified Beloit-based Frito-Lay Inc. as a “star” site in...
Friday, April 25, 2008
Snow blamed for roof collapse of warehouse attached to McCain Foods Plover French Fry Factory
Heavy snow is believed to be the cause of a roof collapse at  McCain Foods Plover French Fry Factory. Authorities say no one was hurt when a portion of the roof gave way at a warehouse connecting McCain Foods with AmeriCold Corporation.
Friday, February 29, 2008
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) again has recertified Beloit, Wis.-based Frito-Lay Inc. as a "Star"site in its prestigious Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP)."Frito-Lay has sustained a...
Monday, December 10, 2007