b'May/June 201984, 271CONTENTS 4 NPPGA Marketing Message 18 Assessing Potato Quality With The YSI6 Potatoes USA MessagePublisher 22 Recipe PageNorthern Plains Potato Growers Assn.8 NPC MessageGeneral Manager 24 Potatoes USA AnnualTodd Phelps 10 2018 Hoople Chip Trial MeetingSummary27 NPC Announces New16 Andys Advice: ND8068- Leadership Team5Russ 2018 Research ResultsNPPGA Staff On the cover OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS POTATO GROWERS ASSOCIATION2019PresidentMay Donavon Johnson This is a past planting picture of NFT mini tubers-Finance and Operations Director from Enander Seed Farms in Grenora, NorthDiane Peycke Dakota.Marketing and CommunicationsDirectorTed KreisOrg. 152 ND DI No.A Postage P Fargo,U.S.Non-ProfitPermitociation Growers As 2 56721 MNPotatoHighwayForks,Plains301 GrandBoxBusines NorthernP.O.420East NPPGA Executive Committee Please Come Enjoy Chair Potato Golf Open 2019T.J. HallVice Chair and Potato Associate Day!Matt VanRaySecretary/TreasurerDavid Fedje Thursday, July 18thND Council RepresentativeDavid Fedje Fair Oaks Golf CourseMN Council Representative Grafton, N.D.Peter ImlePotato Associate RepresentativeGary Shields Questions? Contact thePast Chair Northern Plains PotatoEric Halverson Growers Association.218-773-3633Valley Potato Grower is published 8 times annuallyat: P.O. Box301, East Grand Forks, MN 56721. Telephone: (218) 773-SPUD.Fax:(218)773-6227.E-mail:vpgsales@nppga.org All involved in the potatoSubscription:nochargeinU.S.;Canada:$45/1-year;Advertising: call (218) 773-SPUD. Editor welcomes manuscripts industry are welcome!and pictures but accepts no responsibility for lost materials.Reproduction in whole or in part of materials in this issuewithout permission is prohibited.Copyright2019 NorthernPlains Potato Growers Association. All rights reserved.MAY/JUNE 2019 POTATO GROWER 3'