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Washington, D.C. 20549

Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): November 4, 2020
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
New York
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
3736 South Main Street, Marion, New York 14505-9751
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including zip code)
(315) 926-8100
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
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Which Registered
Common Stock Class A, $.25 Par
NASDAQ Global Market
Common Stock Class B, $.25 Par
NASDAQ Global Market
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Item 5.02       Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Effective November 4th Seneca Foods Corporations (the “Company”) Board of Directors (the “Board”) has appointed Donald J. Stuart as a new member of the Board.
Mr. Stuart is a Managing Partner/Founder at Cadent Consulting Group. Prior to Cadent, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Kantar Retail and was part of the three-person senior management team that oversaw all aspects of company operations. Mr. Stuart was a founding partner of Cannondale Associates in 1992, as well as Managing Director and CEO/President. Before Cannondale, he had a strong finance and marketing background from his management positions at Glendinning Associates and Pillsbury/Green Giant. He has extensive experience in sales and marketing consulting for consumer manufacturers across multiple retail channels. Mr. Stuart received his BA in Economics from St. Lawrence University and his MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Stuart or and any other persons pursuant to which he was appointed a directors of the Company.  There are no transactions in which Mr. Stuart has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Item 9.01       Financial Statement and Exhibits
Exhibit 104      Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within Inline XBRL document)
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date:              November 4, 2020
By: /s/Timothy J. Benjamin
Timothy J. Benjamin
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer