Episode #1 — October 08, 2020 Episode 1: RJ Andrus, Idahoan Foods

with RJ Andrus

RJ Andrus isn’t just in one potato field, he’s in many fields. As the senior manager of raw material procurement for Idahoan Foods, Andrus works closely with contract growers to make sure there are always potatoes to process. He’s also a member of the National Potato Council’s executive committee. Andrus joins host Zeke Jennings of Spudman to talk about his upbringing, challenges facing growers, his advocacy work and what it was like trying to find John Keeling’s replacement.


Episode 10: Beau Hartline, Alsum Farms & Produce with Beau Hartline, Alsum Farms & Produce Episode #10 — February 21, 2021

Beau Hartline is a farm manager at Alsum Farms & Produce, a large potato-growing farm in central Wisconsin.

Episode 9: Grant Morris, Schneider Farms with Grant Morris Episode #9 — February 08, 2021

Grant Morris of Schneider Farms in Washington talks about the COVID impact on the potato industry, interacting with elected officials and why the Russet Burbank is the standard by which every new potato variety is judged.

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