F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 624 POTATO GROWER Pictures From The 2016 POTATO EXPO Food truck chefs compete in the first ever Spud Nation Throwdown sponsored by the US Potato Board. USPB Chairman Carl Hoverson from Larimore North Dakota visits with the US Potato Boards Industry Communications and Policy Manager Alexandra Grimm. Left to right John Nordgaard from Black Gold visits with Dr. Eric Allen and Potato Man for All Seasons winner Dr. Neil Gudmestad. Pieper Farms had a booth at the Expo pictured are David Zaitz and Cristine Nestegard. Ben Sklarczyk center from Johannesburg Michigan won the Spudman Emerging Leader Award. He is pictured with Jimmy Ridgway from Yara Left and Spudmans Bill Schaefer Right.