First female grower appointed as Idaho Potato Commissioner

First female grower appointed as Idaho Potato CommissionerThe Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announced Mary Hasenoehrl of Gross Farms as the first female to represent potato growers. “I’m looking forward to working with Mary who has a long and impressive background in farming and agriculture,” stated Frank Muir, President & CEO, IPC. “I have no doubt her perspective and experience will help us as we build impactful marketing programs to reach our primary target audience, women ages 25-54.” Randy Hardy of Hardy Farms and Nick Blanksma of Legacy Farms were also sworn in to serve second three-year terms at the 2017 Idaho Grower Shippers Association meeting in Sun Valley. Nine Commissioners represent the Idaho® potato growers, shippers and processors. They are nominated by industry peers and selected by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter. More