#PotatoExpo 2016

Potato Expo 2016It is potato time in Las Vegas: Potato Expo 2016. The annual event features world class experts in potato production, research and marketing. The goal is to discover new ideas and share business solutions with growers from across the globe.

One of the first events was the SPUD NATION THROWDOWN COOK-OFF.  The live competition features the top three finalists of a nationwide recipe contest for food truck chefs. The winner will be named Top Spud and walk away with $5,000!

So, baked, fried, grilled, roasted, sliced, diced, mashed, however you cook ’em, this sounds like it will be a tasty meeting.
Potato Expo 2016 Photo Album

2015 Issues for National Potato Council
Dan Lake, NPC President

#SpudNation Throwdown Competition:
Heather Banter, Circle City Spudsle City Spuds operating in Indianapolis: Naptown Mac & BBQ Spud: Interview with Heather Banter

Bridgette Blough, The Organic Gypsy operating throughout Michigan: Green Tahini Potato Soup:Interview with Bridgette Blough

Daniel McCarthy, Tatoheads operating in Columbus Ohio: Chorizo Cheese Fries: Interview with Daniel McCarthy

NuFarm Working to Tame the Zebra:
Interview with Dr. Bob Bruss, Nufarm

Joel Lipsitch, Bayer CropScience, new fungicide products for potatoes: Interview with Joel Lipsitch, Bayer

Josh Reeves, Walther Farms, worked with iCropTrak to develop potato template: Interview with Josh Reeves about iCropTrak

#PotatoExpo is Big Event
Interview with Randy Hardy, Potato Expo Co-chair

Bee Buzz at #PotatoExpo
Interview with Becky Langer, Bayer CropScience Interview with Geoffrey Kater, Vitamin Bee

Meet New #Potato Council President
Interview with Jim Tiede, National Potato Council

Expanding @NufarmUS Portfolio
Interview with Rob Schwehr, Nufarm

Comedian Damian Mason at #PotatoExpo
Interview with Ag Comedian Damian Mason

Straight from the Nufarm Zebra’s Mouth
Interview with Chip the Nufarm Zebra

Walther Farms Adds Value With iCropTrak
Josh Reeves, Walther Farms

MAJESTENE Provides Nematode Control for Potato Growers
Interview with Brian Ahren, Marrone Bio Innovations

Syngenta Offers New Fungicide Protection For Potatoes
Don Drader, Syngenta

Potato Board Offers Innovative Ideas
Blair Richardson, U.S. Potato Board