New State Regulatory Representative Joins
NCPN-Hop Leadership Team
Jared Stuart of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture has been elected to serve as a State Regulatory Representative, a voting position on the governing committee for the National Clean Plant Network for Hops. Jared replaces Tom Wessels, who retired from WSDA last year. Referred to as the NCPN-Hop Tier 2 Committee, this group provides leadership and direction to ensure that funded centers in the network meet the needs of the hop industry and U.S. agriculture, and that grant funds are administered in compliance with the National Clean Plant Network, a program managed by USDA-APHIS-PPQ.