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NPC Annual Meeting Moved to Potato D.C. Fly-In


While the National Potato Council (NPC) is still planning on holding an in-person Potato Expo in January in Texas, the annual meeting has been moved to the Potato D.C. Fly-In in February, Britt Raybould, NPC president says in a news release on Sept. 10.

“Although we are still planning on an in-person component for Potato Expo, moving the Annual Meeting to the Potato D.C. Fly-In will allow those who may not feel comfortable traveling in January to potentially join us the following month,” Raybould says.

The fly-in is scheduled is for Feb. 22 to 25, 2021 at the Marriott Metro Center in Washington, D.C. Details for the annual meeting are being working out and will be announced as they are finalized in order to accommodate travel planning, the release notes. The Nominating Committee will meet virtually earlier in February, prior to the in-person meeting in D.C.

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