March 5, 2013
LANCE HAPKA APPOINTED CHAIR OF NPPGA
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Lance Hapka, a process potato grower from Argyle,
Hapka said, " I am a proud potato producer and that pride carries through to my involvement in this association. We all understand the risks and challenges involved in this industry. By working together and utilizing this organization we can strengthen our industry and increase our odds of success."
Hapka's election came on a frigid day, one that followed a Monday blizzard that added a few challenges to preparations for the week's events. The Research Reporting Conference started a tad late because of travel delays but was well attended despite the weather. The rest of the day's events were also well attended, including the banquet which hosted 220 people, one of the largest crowds in recent years.
The large crowd heard from Dr. Carl Rosen,
SOURCE: NPPGA News
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