Aug 16, 2023Potato LEAF accepting applications for 2024 Potato Industry Leadership Institute
The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is currently accepting applications for the 2024 Potato Industry Leadership Institute.
The program, to take place Feb. 21 through March 2, 2024, provides an overview of the U.S. potato industry, challenges and issues beyond the production sector, and the roles of the state and national organizations in maintaining a positive business climate for potato growers, according to a news release.
The 2024 program will begin in Idaho with leadership training and industry tours and conclude in Washington, D.C., with the National Potato Council’s Washington Summit.
Thomas Baker with Allied Potato Inc. in Bakersfield, California, participated in the 2023 program.
“The Potato Industry Leadership Institute not only highlights the challenges we face as an industry but equips you with the knowledge and skills to effectively combat the issues,” he said in the release.
Applications must be submitted by Oct. 20. Participants will be selected and notified by Nov. 10.