WHY JOIN UNITED?
United Potato Growers of America is a federated farmer cooperative focusing on
improving grower sustainability through better understanding potato supply and demand.
Contact your Local United Cooperative for membership information (click here for list).
In addition to benefits specific to local membership,
United provides access to a wide variety of national and local market data.
National Member Benefits include the '3 Cs':
Collecting Data, Communication, and Collaboration
Shipping Forecast, UPGA's Database - Info
Local and National Weekly Shipments - Info
Weekly Price Report - Info
Weekly Truck Rate Report - Info
Weekly Retail Ad Report - Info
Annual Seed Acreage Report - Info
Semi-Weekly Text Messages with Market Updates
Weekly and Quarterly Podcasts
Monthly and Quarterly Newsletters
Seasonal Seed Newsletter
Weekly Conference Calls (Russet on Tuesdays and All-Color on Wednesdays)
Monthly Supply & Demand Committee Meetings - Info
Regional Member Meetings (local cooperatives)
United Potato Partners Program (national and local partners) - Info
Crop Transition Conference (June) - Info
Potato Business Summit (January) - Info