Episode #8 — January 25, 2021 Episode 8: Guthry Laurie, Walther Farms

with Guthry Laurie

As manager of Walther Farms’ mid-Michigan operation, Guthry Laurie has a hand in supplying potato chip makers with plenty of product. Laurie joins The Potato Field podcast to talk about the diverse soil and weather conditions in Michigan — which produces more chip potatoes than any other state — sustainability and taking on an industry leadership role. Laurie was voted by his peers as the outstanding student in the 2020 Potato Industry Leadership Institute.

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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