Red River Valley potato pioneer dies in MaineNovember 23, 2011 - 9:54ambusiness/agriculture
Ed Plissey, the first regional agricultural extension potato specialist in the Red River Valley, died last week in Maine.
He was 77 when he died Nov. 14 and had recently been diagnosed with leukemia, according to the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association in East Grand Forks.
"Ed did a lot of testing and research and teaching," said Duane Preston. "Ed had a very unique way, he was very good at extension education and writing and making...