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www.spudman.com Friday, January 11, 2013 [ [ FIND SPUDMAN • • • • • ONLINE FOR THE LATEST COVERAGE FROM POTATO EXPO 2013 STAND UP continued from page 1 members. However, as a growerdriven organization, the real strength of NPC comes from the growers who get involved. Having regulators and members of Congress hear directly from growers about industry priorities makes a real impact. The fact is, most people in Washington did not grow up on farms. They don't understand our issues, but many of ISSUE #2 3 them truly want to learn. Through the Fly-In's Capitol Hill Day, growers can provide real-world examples of how legislative and regulatory decisions affect real local businesses, economies, and jobs. At the 2013 Fly-In, growers will lead the industry's efforts to: • Shield farms from burdensome environmental regulations; • Improve immigration laws to allow farms to hire the workers they need when they Editor's blog at www.spudman.com. Twitter feed (http://twitter.com/SpudmanMag) POTATO EXPO hashtag #potatoexpo on Twitter Spudman.com, featuring videos and photo galleries Facebook, showcasing videos and photos and your chance to interact with Spudman's editorial staff need them; and • Fight for fair estate and capital gains tax laws. NPC's Potato D.C. Fly-In is open to all grower and industry leaders eager to advance the potato industry's most pressing policy debates. There is strength in numbers, so everyone should consider joining the potato team at the Fly-In to help make a difference for our industry. I hope to see you in D.C. Stop by Booth #409 at the tradeshow or visit www. NationalPotatoCouncil.org to register for the Potato D.C. Fly-In and learn how you can get involved in making a difference for the potato industry all year long! S Booth #409 www.nationalpotatocouncil.org

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