Spudman magazine has announced its inaugural Spudman Emerging Leader award. The award will recognize an individual, 35 years of age or under, in any sector of the potato industry. Deadline for nominations for this year’s award is Nov. 30, 2012. The award will be presented on Friday, Jan. 11, in Las Vegas at the National Potato Council’s annual banquet. For information on nominating criteria, download a nomination form.