February 25, 2014
Rick Vivatson of Cavalier, North Dakota became the Northern Plains Potato Grower's Association's 65th Chairman.
January 27, 2014
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.
August 19, 2013
North American Potato Market News (NAPMN) is projecting a 22.6% production drop in the North Dakota Potato crop this fall.
February 05, 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.
August 13, 2012
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...
August 04, 2012
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.
February 23, 2012
For the second consecutive year, a large process potato grower will head the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association. Jeff VanRay from Pingree, North Dakota passed the gavel to Larimore, North Dakota grower Carl Hoverson at last Tuesday's annual b...
April 27, 2011
The Columbia Basin, Idaho, and Wisconsin are all facing potential shortages, while North Dakota is sitting on more spuds than one year ago. The North American Potato Market News is reporting the Columbia Basin will run out by July 3rd if usage continu...
September 05, 2009
Officials at Cavendish Farms expect the James-town potato-processing plant damaged by fire on August 31, 2009 to be operational within the next four weeks, said Mary Keith, vice president of communications with Cavendish Farms, by e-mail Thursday eveni...
September 02, 2009
The Cavendish Farms Jamestown factory is closed indefinitely after a fire burned in its attic Monday, officials said.Greg Allen, the plant’s administrative manager, said only part of the plant was damaged and he wants to get it running again soon.Allen...
August 31, 2009
Parts of the Cavendish Farms French Fry plant in Jamestown were damaged by a fire Monday afternoon, but no one was injured.The source of the blaze is unknown, said Jamestown Fire Chief Jim Reuther. The fire likely started in the attic, he said.Black sm...
April 11, 2009
A 28-year-old man who works at the Cavendish Farms french fry plant in Jamestown was airlifted to the Minneapolis St. Paul burn unit on Thursday evening following a workplace accident, WDAY reported Friday.