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Nick Proia, Dave Kingston, Nick Kingston, Chandler Winard, Tori Holderbach and Chris Kingston of Kingston Fresh. Dave Kingston was awarded IGSA's prestigious Russet Aristocrat Award. Retiring Idaho Potato Commission CEO Frank Muir was honored Sept. 1 during the 93rd annual Idaho Grower Shipper Association Convention. IPC Chairman Todd Cornelison gave tribute to Muir's many accomplishments. Bridget Beesley and Shaun Cox of Oregon Food Bank. Matt Brigotti, Alan Kahn and Armand Lobato of the Idaho Potato Commission. Cindy Duffin of Double L Equipment with RoLynne Hendricks of GIVENT. Shawn Boyle, president and general counsel of Idaho Grower Shippers Association, with Potandon Produce's recently retired COO Steve Ottum  and Seth Pemsler, IPC's vice president of retail/international. Randy Hardy, former chairman of IPC, with Kam Quarles, CEO of the National Potato Council. Derik and Jessica Smith of PCA. John and Winston Inouye of McAlvain Cos. with Braden Lake of Lake Ag. Cindy Ferentchak of Northwest Industrial Repair with Brandi and Brian Cornelison of Idaho Package Co. Rod Lake of Southwind Farms and Kevin Flaherty of Potandon Produce. Lynn Wilcox of Wilcox Fresh with Idaho Director of Agriculture Celia Gould. Mel Davenport, Sarah Davenport, Sean Davenport, Steve Ottum, Linda Davenport, Anna Thomas and Dick Thomas, all of Potandon Produce. Cynthia and Lonnie Jesser from Mercury Plastics Inc. Ross Johnson, Mark Daniels and Seth Pemsler of the Idaho Potato Commission. Former IPC Chairman Randy Bauscher with Kevin McDonald, president of The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Jill Bowers and Ernie Eggers of SunRiver of Idaho with Kelly Duffin of Double L Equipment. Ritchey Toevs and Doug Gross, former IPC commissioners.

Idaho potato industry gathers in Sun Valley at IGSA convention

After a one year hiatus, the Idaho Grower Shippers Association held its 93rd annual convention in Sun Valley, ID, Sept. 1-3.

The event featured a program of top-notch business speakers, social functions and recreational events, including a UTV side-by-side ride into the Sun Valley back country, a guided hike, bowling, horseshoes, trap shooting and a golf tournament.

Among the highlights were the tribute paid to retiring Idaho Potato Commission CEO Frank Muir and the always-popular Railroad Reception.

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