Spudwoman

2019 Spudwoman of the Year: Alison Sklarczyk, Sklarczyk Seed Farm

Alison Sklarczyk, owner and lab manager at Sklarczyk Seed Farm in Michigan, is the 2019 Spudwoman of the Year, which is sponsored by Lockwood Equ... watch »

2019 Spudwoman of the Year Alison Sklarczyk

Nurturing potatoes was not how Alison Sklarczyk envisioned her future. Nurturing puppies was more like it. When Alison Hinshaw entered Michigan Sta... more »

Spudwoman of the Year award nominations being accepted

The title of the publication is Spudman, but make no mistake — we know how valuable the contributions of women are to the potato industry. So in ... more »

Inaugural Spudwoman of the Year offers words of wisdom

Last year Addie Waxman became Spudman's inaugural Spudwoman of the Year. When we first talked to her she had graduated from the University of Idaho wi... more »

Melanie Wickham wins 2018 Spudwoman of the Year

When Melanie Wickham steps away from Empire Potato Growers she will have served as the group’s leader for 33 years. She’ll also have dozens of suc... more »

Still time to nominate for Spudwoman of the year award

The potato industry is full of amazing women and Spudman wants your help in honoring them. There is still time to submit your nominations for this yea... more »

Melanie Likes Talks Farm Life, Family

From an early age, Spudwoman Melanie Likes knew her place was at home on the farm. Likes talks about working with her family and her experiences ... watch »

Beverly Searle shares views ahead for farm, family

Great nations are made within the walls of individual homes, and this is no more profoundly evident than at the home of Beverly Searle as she talks ab... more »

Road ahead leads to open spaces for Melanie Likes and her family

“Driven” is an especially appropriate word to describe Melanie Likes. Tractors, pickups, six-wheel bobtails, 10-wheel farm trucks, her vintage 198... more »


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