(Feb. 18) Bayer CropScience, AMVAC Chemical Corp. and WinField Solutions will be Salt Lake City-based United Potato Growers of America's 2009 corporate partners.

The partnerships are part of the organization’s United Potato Partners sponsorship program, according to a news release.

“We are pleased that our partners are realizing the strategic benefits of teaming up (with us) as a means of reaching the potato grower directly,” said Lee Frankel, president and chief executive officer, in the release.