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 26: Hollee Alexander, 2022 Spudwoman of the Year with Hollee Alexander, National Potato Council Episode #26 — April 18, 2022

Hollee Alexander of the National Potato Council talks about how Potato Expo started and has evolved over the years, including through a pandemic.

Episode 25: Shawn Boyle, Idaho Grower Shippers Association with Shawn Boyle Episode #25 — February 03, 2022

Shawn Boyle of the Idaho Grower Shipper Association discusses supply chain issues, the new intermodal rail facility in Pocatello and other topics.

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