MAKE CONNECTIONS TO BENEFIT YOUR BUSINESS AT POTATO EXPO 2015
Don't leave yourself out of the conversation when the potato industry meets in Orlando this January. Attend POTATO EXPO 2015 to develop new partnerships and get reacquainted with old friends. POTATO EXPO is the ONE event that brings together over 1,900 growers, researchers, and industry partners from across the country for 46 hours of learning, networking, and information sharing.
POTATO EXPO 2015 Networking Highlights:
- Make new contacts and meet with old friends at the Kick-off Reception in the Trade Show;
- Take advantage of niche networking receptions with tailored groups including Women in the Potato Industry, First-time Attendees, Young Professionals, and Potato Industry Leadership Institute Alumni;
- Exchange ideas and make connections at the POTATO EXPO sessions;
- Kick back and relax with friends and colleagues at the Thursday evening special event: Plumtackee, Florida Hootenanny Hangout!;
- The POTATO EXPO 2015 mobile app will provide functionality where you can connect digitally with new business contacts;
- Not to mention the countless spontaneous opportunities to talk potatoes in the hallways of the Rosen Shingle Creek!
Nufarm is a crop protection supplier inspired to develop solutions to help grow a better tomorrow. We offer a full line of products to protect potatoes from disease, insect and weed pressure, plus aid in desiccation. Key products for potatoes include Phostrol, Ultra Flourish, Cheetah and ChampION++.
Magnation Water Technologies
manufactures water and energy saving technologies. Improves soil infiltration and moisture retention without chemicals, energy or maintenance. Stretch your water resources and fertilizers by 20% while promoting healthier, more uniform, higher yields by a minimumum of 10%. 7-year Limited Manufacturers Warranty. Made in USA. Field-tested, Data-backed, Farmer-endorsed.
BASF Crop Protection combines innovative solutions with industry-leading technology to help potato growers maximize yield and quality. BASF offers a highly effective fungicide program that includes Endura® fungicide, which is the proven benchmark for white mold control in potatoes. Priaxor™ fungicide, the newest BASF innovation, provides consistent disease control and Plant Health benefits. BASF also has a complete portfolio offer to help potato growers maximize return, which includes Regent® insecticide and Prowl® H20 herbicide.
Syngenta Crop Protection
is one of the world's leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Through world-class science, global reach and commitment to our customers, we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment, and improve health and quality of life. For more information about us, please go to www.syngenta.com.
Agricultural Products Group provides cost effective crop protection products for a broad range of crops and pests, improving yields and profits for America’s farmers. Our expanding potato portfolio includes unique and innovative products such as: Aim® EC herbicide/desiccant; Capture® LFR®, Beleaf®, Brigadier®, Athena® and Mustang Max® insecticides; and Ranman® and Rovral® fungicides.
is Canada’s first national magazine dedicated to providing informative and timely information to the Canadian potato industry, from seed to processing to export. Designed to be the voice of potato growers, processors, industry suppliers and policy makers, Spud Smart focuses on issues that matter to the industry. Published four times per year and distributed seasonally in winter (January), spring (March), summer (August) and fall (November), Spud Smart reaches 3,000+ industry professionals.
Crop protection specialists offering fertilizers, pesticides, post harvest and packaging supplies, biological products, surfactants, drift control agents, turf and ornamental products, atronomic, and horticluture consulting.
is the leader in precision irrigation worldwide with center pivots and linear equipment that set the standard for reliability and durability. For more than 55 years, Valley has developed products based on a vision of combining advanced technology with high functionality to meet growers' needs. Today, Valley offers a wide range of products that help meet the demanding needs of precision agriculture, water conservation, and labor savings.
DuPont Crop Protection serves global production agriculture with leading products for potatoes and other specialty crops as well as grain crop sectors. Our mission is to enable the production of safe, high-quality, and abundant food and feed crops by providing grower operations with solutions to help maximize their crop investment. With a broad portfolio of offerings and world-class R&D pipeline, DuPont Crop Protection is poised to meet grower needs now and in the future.
magazine is the number one source of potato information for industry professionals worldwide. All our specialized journalists are proud to report about the latest international developments of this main food crop from the potato heart of Western Europe. We focus on important subjects such as breeding, seed production, varieties, inspection, fertilizers, crop diseases, crop protection, quality issues, high-tech machinery and storage, marketing, market analyses, statistics, science and research, education, and more potato news.
Ag World Support Systems
is a private, independent, third-party inspection company serving the raw product needs of the potato and vegetable processing industry around the world. The primary focus of Ag World is to provide inspection services that generate accurate information used to determine grower payment. Inspections by Ag World also generate data used to help growers with the growing, harvest, and storage of raw product and aid processors in optimal line management.
is primarily a specialty chemical manufacturer that is dedicated to developing and marketing safe and effective products for agricultural and commercial uses. These products, which include insecticides, fungicides, molluscicides, plant growth regulators and soil fumigants are marketed in liquid, powder and granular forms. Its products are sold throughout the United States and in various foreign countries under either its own name or those of its customers.
Bayer CropScience strives to be the global innovation leader, discovering new approaches and providing sustainable crop solutions from seed to harvest and beyond. Bayer CropScience helps farmers around the world meet the ever increasing demand for affordable food, feed, fiber, and energy crops. We share a passion for discovering integrated solutions and pioneering high-performing products with outstanding environmental properties to safeguard and boost agricultural yields.
is a leading manufacturer of strong, rugged and durable Zimmatic center pivot and lateral move irrigation systems. Our easy to use, plug-and-play family of add-ons and worldwide network of qualified dealers allow us to create customized, integrated solutions featuring a complete range of pivots, pump systems, remote broadband Internet, and advanced wireless controls.
designs and installs ventilation systems for potato storages. From new storage installation to retrofitting and updating existing storage, Techmark can design a quality system for your operation that will increase your return on storage investment. Techmark also operates a global laboratory system for process potato quality analysis and consultation. Additionally, Techmark manufactures the Impact Recording Device for evaluation of handling procedures and their impact on tuber bruising.
is a family-owned registrant and marketer of crop protection products and champions technology for agriculture and horticulture through innovative product development, public advocacy, and quality production. Bringing science, regulatory acumen, innovative investment, and focused execution to the forgotten problems of agriculture has earned Gowan the reputation of being the "Go To Company."
magazine is mailed to potato growers in every potato production state. While its primary focus is on Washington, Oregon and Idaho, much of its content is of industry-wide interest, including: the Market Report by Bruce Huffaker, publisher of North American Potato Market News; the Disease Quiz by Dr. Jeff Miller, president and CEO of Miller Research; the Insect Quiz by Dr. Andy Jensen, regional research director for the potato commissions of Washington, Idaho and Oregon; and the Processed Potato Bargaining column by Dale Lathim, executive director of Potato Growers of Washington.
Basic American Foods
is family owned and operated since its founding in 1933 and is now a leading provider of value-added, branded dry potato and bean products world-wide. Its principal brands offering preparation convenience with scratch-like taste include Potato Pearls, Golden Grill, Classic Casserole, Savory Series, Santiago, Nana's Own, Idaho Spuds, and Hungry Jack.
Aceto Agricultural Chemicals Corp
The Aceto Agricultural Chemicals Corp was the first U.S. generic crop protection products company with the introduction of generic atrazine in the late 1970’s. Today the company is the largest marketer of Sprout Nip (CIPC) globally. The product line also includes: Amplify, used with Sprout Nip for season-long sprout control; Sprout Nip Activator, used to help Sprout Nip penetrate the potato pile; the CIPC-based Shield EC for fresh market potatoes; and Fresh Pack to help with buds and peepers.
McCain is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of frozen potato specialties and also produces other foods, including pizza, appetizers, vegetables, oven meals and desserts. A privately owned company based in Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, McCain generates annual sales of CDN$7 billion, employs over 18,000 people and operates 45 production facilities on six continents.
magazine has been the industry’s leading source for potato news, new products, and industry trends for four decades. Potato Grower is a monthly publication that delivers more issues and more pages than any other potato publication out there. That means growers rely on the magazine for more new products, more university articles, more market news and more solutions to help them grow and market a better crop.
The Badger Common’Tater
is the official voice of the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association and is widely recognized as one of the best potato-vegetable publications available. Potato growers, distributors and industry partners across the globe subscribe to this excellent monthly publication. WPVGA is a non-profit trade association, and the revenue from advertising in The Badger Common’Tater is put back into programs for potato and vegetable producers.
is the industry’s premiere publication for all segments of the potato industry, guiding potato growers in their quest to produce the nation’s favorite vegetable. Spudman focuses on providing high-quality editorial, paired with relevant advertising, as it reports on the issue important to the potato industry. Spudman reaches the potato industry around the world with its ever-growing digital distribution, including email blasts, social media and other forms of online distribution.
has primary responsibility for development, registration and logistics for ISK’s products in the Americas. ISK Biosciences brings to the world of agricultural chemicals several new products to serve a growing, global market. ISK Biosciences is uniquely positioned to respond to promising new opportunities and is developing seven products discovered by the parent company Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd.
The J.R. Simplot Company
, a privately held agribusiness firm headquartered in Boise, Idaho, has an integrated portfolio that includes phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, food processing, food technologies, food brands, and other enterprises related to agriculture. Simplot’s major operations are located in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and China, with products marketed in more than 40 countries worldwide. The company’s mission statement is Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.
United Potato Growers of America
is a federated farmer cooperative that focuses on managing its members' potato supply so as to positively affect their economic success. It is through United membership that potato growers are empowered to better understand and act upon demand for their product.
is a leading supplier of innovative dormancy and sprout inhibiting products for the potato storage industry. From the harvest of your crop to your customer’s dock, you will find a complete family of complimentary treatments that protect the quality and condition of your potatoes. In addition, our clients receive services such as storage consulting, access to an in-house engineer, technical support, and laboratory and commercial testing.
Spudnik Equipment Company LLC
provides innovative machinery solutions to potato growers around the world from planting and cultivating to harvesting, transportation, and storage. With more than 50 years in the business, Spudnik continues to lead the industry not only in innovative machinery design, but also in quality service and the supply of replacement parts.
ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston
is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, Lamb Weston has produced unique and innovative products that today grace the tables and shelves of restaurants and food retailers in more than 100 countries on all seven continents. To learn more about why Lamb Weston is the world’s preferred potato company, visit:
The United States Potato Board
is the nation’s potato marketing organization. Positioned as the “catalyst for positive change,” we are the central organizing force in implementing programs that will increase demand for potatoes. We provide the ideas, information, tools and inspiration for the industry to unite in achieving common goals.
offers a complete line of high performance input products. Our portfolio of seed treatment, plant nutrition, fertilizer, adjuvant and crop protection products are second to none. We are constantly striving to bring new, unique chemistries to the marketplace to provide innovative solutions to problems across the agricultural and professional non-crop industries.
National Potato Council
(NPC) is the advocate for the economic well-being of U.S. potato growers on federal legislative, regulatory, environmental, and trade issues. NPC supports the U.S. potato industry by monitoring issues affecting the industry's strength and viability; influencing regulators and legislators on key industry issues; ensuring fair market access for potatoes and potato products; and, bringing the unique issues of diverse growing regions together on a national level.
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Veteran Journalist and Host of Fox News Sunday
An Insider's Look at Politics, the White House, and the Future of America
Few journalists in the nation’s capital know the American political system like Chris Wallace, a three-time Emmy award-winning anchor for Fox News. Wallace will handicap the mid-term congressional and gubernatorial elections, what it might mean for the remainder of President Obama’s second term, and provide insight and a historian’s perspective into the race for the White House in 2016. He will provide POTATO EXPO attendees with behind-the-scenes anecdotes about Washington and the role of the media in the national dialogue. As a high profile television anchor with millions of viewers, his media access and beltway insider status has propelled him to be a favorite for speaking audiences across the country.
Make Your Hotel Reservation TodayNovember 13, 2014
Rosen Shingle Creek is the official headquarters hotel for POTATO EXPO 2015, and discounted hotel rates are available for attendees. For information on how to make your reservation, click below.Read More...
Reminder: Register by Nov. 1 to Take Advantage of Discounted RatesOctober 20, 2014
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Discover Cutting-edge Technologies, Innovations, and Services at the Trade ShowOctober 07, 2014
Network and grow your business at the POTATO EXPO 2015 Trade Show with 60,000 square feet of exhibit space showcasing cutting-edge technologies, innovations, and services for the potato industry.Read More...
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POTATO EXPO 2015 Exhibitor Service Manual Now AvailableSeptember 12, 2014
Teamwork Event Specialists is the POTATO EXPO 2015 General Contractor. Access the Exhibitor Service Kit for exhibit booth order forms, deadlines, and information about setting up, furnishing, tearing down, and more. Place your orders by Friday, December 19, 2014 for discounted pricing.Read More...