b'PotatoAssociatesof the Northern Plains Potato Growers AssociationAssociate Spotlightgeneration potato growers, their grand- RiverValleyPotatoGrowersfather,FrankLazurstartedgrowing Association. Jeff also has been the grillpotatoes in 1934. Jeff and his brothers master at the last five NPPGA Annualstopped growing spuds in 2005. Jeff cur- GolfTournamentsinthePotatorently is at Associated Potato Growers in Associate tent.Grand Forks, North Dakota.Jeff and his wife, Deb, have been mar-Jeffhasbeenheavilyinvolvedinthe ried for 36 years. They have two daugh-industry for many years. He has been a ters, Bethany and Cassandra and theyPotatoBowlCommitteemember, havetwograndchildren,BeckettandDirector of the National Potato Council, Amelia.DirectoroftheNorthDakotaStateOur Potato Associate Spotlight for this Potato Council, Director of the NPPGA Jeffs hobbies are working in his yard,month is Jeff Lazur. Jeff has been a pota- ExecutiveCommittee,Directorofthe gardeningandcooking,andspendingto Associate for13 years. RedRiverValleyPotatoGrowers time with family and friends.Association,foundingDirectoroftheJeffs family raised potatoes for over 70 RedRiverValleyPotatoMarketing For more information or to become ayears.Jeffandhisbrotherswere3rd Committee, and Chairman of the Red Potato Associate, call 218-773-3633.905 Jet Stream Dr.SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019 POTATO GROWER 5'