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 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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