Gregg Halverson has been named chairman of the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association.

Gregg Halverson elected chairman of Northern Plains Potato Growers

Halverson

Halverson, president and chief executive officer of Grand Forks, N.D.-based Black Gold Farms, succeeds Josh Heuchert, according to a news release from the East Grand Forks, Minn.-based association. Halverson will serve a one-year term.

Halverson has served on the association’s research committee and on the environmental affairs committee of the Washington, D.C.-based National Potato Council.

The association has elected two other officers: Jeff Van Ray (vice president) and Carl Hoverson (secretary-treasurer). They also will serve one-year terms.