Potato industry -- Colorado.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Colorado Potato Growers Exchange (CPGE) was formed in 1923 to eliminate speculation and waste in the marketing of potatoes. Twenty separate groups banded together as a central statewide selling agency. The CPGE stabilized the potato market so effectively that it later added onions (1928) and pinto beans (1968) to its operations. The CPGE was the first statewide co-operative formed on a commodity basis. The majority of the records are minutes of the executive committee, copies of the...
Abstract The Potato Administrative Committee, Area III, was established as a result of the 1939 Colorado Marketing Act. It administers provisions of marketing orders of the U.S. and Colorado Departments of Agriculture. The Committee serves its members in the Greeley/Weld County area and represents both producers and handlers. This collection contains materials primarily from 1978-1980, reflecting committee business, potato promotion and marketing, and includes a number of photographs of potato...
Dates: 1959-1980; Majority of material found within 1978-1980