2013 Show Daily
Stand up for
2013 D.C. Fly-in
Friday, Jan. 11
Tradeshow: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Crop Input and Land Outlook 2013,
with Dan Manternach, ag services
director, Doane Advisory Services.
By John Keeling
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Varieties: the Key to the Future, with
Dan Manternach, ag services director,
Doane Advisory Services with Todd
Michael, vice president, potato sales,
continued on page 3
TODAY at a glance
Executive VP and CEO
National Potato Council
or many American citizens, performing their civic
duty begins and ends with pulling a lever on Election
Day. However, we in the potato industry know that
our responsibilities reach far beyond the voting booth.
Soon after Congress begins its new two-year legislative
session, potato growers and industry leaders from all
over the country will travel to Washington, D.C. to renew
their efforts on behalf of policy priorities that could
impact our farms and operations for generations to come.
At the National Potato Council's (NPC) annual
Potato D.C. Fly-In, Feb. 25-28, 2013, growers will learn
about how the laws and regulations being considered
by Congress and the administration could affect their
businesses. They then unite with their fellow growers and
industry partners to deliver their messages directly to
lawmakers and federal regulators.
Like all agriculture trade organizations, NPC's staff
works in and around Capitol Hill to advocate for its
Friday, January 11, 2013
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Having regulators and members of Congress
hear directly from growers about industry
priorities makes a real impact.
Leader Award goes to
Halverson, page 8
Full schedule, page 10