Kam Quarles, National Potato Council CEO, speaks during the NPC’s annual meeting, as Jared Balcom, Vice President of the Trade Affairs Committee, listens.
One of John Deere’s R4038 sprayers on display at Potato Expo 2020.
Randy Hardy, a potato grower in Oakley, Idaho and member of the National Potato Council, speaks on potato count inaccuracy.
TOMRA’s new 3A potato sorter on display at Potato Expo 2020.
Several Spudman issues from 2019 on display during Potato Expo 2020, including Irving Farms (Maine), left, Alsum Farms & Produce (Wisconsin), center, and 2019 Spudwoman of the Year Alison Sklarczyk (Michigan).
Chad Hutchinson, Director of Research for TriEst Ag Group, discusses chloropicrin fumigation in potatoes during Potato Expo 2020.
Peter Aleman of Bio-Gro talks about potassium needs in potatoes during Potato Expo 2020.
NPC President Britt Raybould will be among the potato industry leaders to meet with the Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
Potato Expo 2020 was held at The Mirage in Las Vegas on Jan. 14-15.
James Han, data scientist for Lindsey Corporation, talks about potato irrigation scheduling using satellite imagery during Potato Expo 2020.
Members of the National Potato Council meet in Las Vegas on Jan. 16, 2020.
Attendees of Potato Expo 2020 in Las Vegas listen in on an education session.
“Eye on Potatoes” podcast host Lane Norlund, center, listens to Blair Richardson of Potatoes USA, left, during a recording session.
National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles, right, speaks with Shelley Olsen of LJ Olsen Inc. Olsen is the chair of the new Potato LEAF Foundation.
“What Do the CIPC and Glyphosate Cases Tell Us About Future Regulation?” From left, Nasser Dean, Bayer CropScience; Terry Kippley, Aceto Life Sciences; Rachel Lattimore, CropLife America; and Kam Quarles, National Potato Council.
Andy Robinson, Extension Agronomist and Professor at North Dakota State University, speaks on identifying herbicide damage during Potato Expo 2020.
Rachael Lynch, center, and Monica Heath, right, of Potatoes USA speak with Potato Expo 2020 attendees.
Volm Companies’ booth at Potato Expo 2020.
Informational posters created for the Potato Association of America on display at Potato Expo 2020.
From left, Don Sklarczyk, Stewart Gray and AJ Bussan speak on the need to update the potato seed certification process.
The National Potato Council’s Statistical Yearbook for 2019.
The National Potato Council launched its new podcast, titled “Eye on Potatoes,” during Potato Expo 2020.
Vive Crop Protection’s booth at Potato Expo 2020.
A poster created University of Idaho researchers on blackspot bruise on display at Potato Expo 2020.
Spudman’s booth at Potato Expo 2020.
Potato varieties on display at the Solanum International booth at Potato Expo 2020.
Dominic LaJoie of Van Buren, Maine, the National Potato Council’s First Vice President and Vice President of the Environmental Affairs Committee, speaks during the NPC’s annual meeting in Las Vegas on Jan. 16.
Chef Rahman “Rock” Harper preps for the Spud Nation Throwdown during Potato Expo in Las Vegas. Harper went on to win the competition.
Britt Raybould of Rexburg, Idaho, listens to Larry Alsum speak during the National Potato Council’s annual meeting in Las Vegas. Raybould was elected president for 2020, following Alsum, who concluded his year as president at the meeting.