b"USDA Swears in 32 Members to Potatoes USAs Board of DirectorsOn March 14, 2023, the Unitedreview. The 2023 Board showcas- tives,theBoardallocates States Department of Agriculturees an ensemble of 93 members,resourcestovariousinitiatives conductedaswearing-incere- withrepresentationfromgrow- such as marketing, research, and mony for 30 producer membersers,importers,andonepubliceducation.andtwoimporterstojointhemember, reflecting the organiza-Potatoes USA Board of Directorstion'scommitmenttoabroadAdditionally, the Board monitors during its Annual Meeting.spectrumofknowledgeandtheperformanceofthesepro-experience in the industry.grams, adjusting as necessary to NewBoardMemberssworninensuretheireffectivenessand fromourareaincludedSanderThePotatoesUSABoardofimpactforthepotatoindustry, DagenfromKarlstad,MNandDirectorsistheguidingforceincludinggrowers,processors, TomNilsonfromHoople,ND.behind the organization's effortsand other stakeholders.David Fedje from Hoople was atopromoteandsupportthe reappointed to a second term.potato industry. Tasked with set-tingstrategicgoalsandobjec-Inadisplayofcommitmentto thepotatoindustry,theUSDA appointed 16 new members and reappointed 16 members to the Board to serve three-year terms, expiring February 28, 2026. Alex Caryl,BranchChiefofthe Market Development Division ofBORON. AND ON.theUSDAsAgricultural MarketingServicesSpecialtyAND ON.CropsProgram,officiatedthe swearing-in ceremony.Thenominationprocessfor BoardMembersisconducted annually.Candidatesarepro- For more information, please scan this code.posedbytheindustryandareVisit AspireBoron.com to learn more or appointedbytheSecretaryofcontact your local retailer.Agricultureafterathorough2023 The Mosaic Company. All rights reserved. Aspire is a registered trademark of The Mosaic Company.Spring 2023 Aspire Potato Growers Ad.indd 1 3/1/23 7:14 PM26 POTATO GROWER MAY/JUNE 2023"