Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Interview with Jerry Bushman

09 01 11 - Jerry BushmanIt was 50 years ago in September of 1961 that Jerome “Jerry” Bushman began a career in the potato marketing business, starting work for his father, John and uncle, Harry, at Bushman Brothers in Rosholt.

As the potato industry expanded over the years and the need for suppliers to provide potatoes year-round became more important, Jerry branched off on his own, and established Bushmans’, Inc. in 1974. The business began at its current location in Rosholt, just east of town on Highway 66, with just three employees. Jerry’s wife of 48 years, Barbara, served as the company’s Financial Officer.

Read more of our September 2011 interview with Jerry Bushman.

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