Episode #6 — December 28, 2020 Episode 6: Carissa Olsen, NoKota Packers

with Carissa Olsen

Located in the heart of the Red River Valley, NoKota Packers partners with a handful of farms to pack and ship potatoes — mostly reds — around the U.S. New CEO Carissa Olsen, who started as an administrative assistant 15 years ago, joins Spudman’s Zeke Jennings to talk agriculture in the Red River Valley, challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic, her operation’s role in the larger Fresh Solutions Network and things she’d picked up along the way on the administrative side of running a business.

Episode 21: Eric Schroeder, Schroeder Brothers Farm with Eric Schroeder Episode #21 — July 26, 2021

Former Spudman Emerging Leader Award winner Eric Schroeder of Schroeder Brothers Farm in Wisconsin joins “The Potato Field” to talk seed potato growing.

Episode 20: Kam Quarles, National Potato Council with Kam Quarles Episode #20 — July 16, 2021

National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles joins “The Potato Field” to give updates on trade with Mexico, ag labor reform and to preview the NPC’s upcoming summer meetings.

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