Heat, drought stress Red River Valley potato crop, resulting in quality, yield reduction of table stock
August 29, 2021
The toll that hot dry weather took on the Red River Valley 2021 potato crop won’t be visible until harvest begins in a few weeks, but it’s already clear it has affected yields and quality.
Black Gold Farms finds an opportunity to increase shipping reliability with the launch of new company, Horizon Logistics LLC.
October 11, 2019
Horizon Logistics is a new company formed by the Halverson Family and Black Gold Farms. Headquartered in Grand Forks, N.D., Horizon Logistics is an independent, full service, asset-based transportation company serving Black Gold Farms.
Black Gold Farms announces the promotions of Mike Behrendt and Keith Groven
September 30, 2019
Black Gold Farms announces the promotions of Mike Behrendt and Keith Groven. Behrendt, held the role of Midwest Director of Operations. Groven, held the role of Fresh Sales Manager and will transition to Director of Operations.
USDA buys large amount of red potatoes to 'reduce the strain on red potato producers'
July 02, 2018
Red Potato Farmers in North Dakota and Minnesota helped out by a $3 million in purchase of red potatoes for nutrition assistance programs through U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).
Red River Valley Potatoes launches New Website
November 14, 2016
Northern Plains Potato Growers Association (NPPGA) has launched a new website, one entirely dedicated to promoting potatoes grown for the fresh market and branded as Red River Valley Potatoes. Fittingly, the new web address is RedRiverValleyPotatoes.com.