Episode #4 — November 30, 2020 Episode 4: Andrew Mickelsen, Mickelsen Farms

with Andrew Mickelsen

Mickelsen Farms was founded in 1988 and has grown into a large potato-producing operation that includes commercial and seed acreage, two packing houses and a processing plant. Andrew Mickelsen joins Spudman editor Zeke Jennings to talk about the 2020 growing season, COVID labor challenges and what makes the soil in southeastern Idaho so good for growing potatoes.

Episode 7: Don Flannery & Jake Dyer, Maine Potato Board with Don Flannery & Jake Dyer Episode #7 — January 11, 2021

Don Flannery and Jake Dyer of the Maine Potato Board talk seed supply, soil, new varieties and life growing potatoes in Aroostook County.

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

Carissa Olsen, CEO, of NoKota Packers in North Dakota, talks potato growing in the Red River Valley, business, challenges (and opportunities) presented by the pandemic.

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