Food Safety

NIFA: ag research needs to be a priority

Seeing President Obama's fiscal year 2017 budget proposal and the strong commitment it makes to agricultural research reminds me of Dr. Consuelo De Mo... more »

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Making your voice heard in D.C.

In 2015, during the first session of the 114th Congress, potato growers made their voices heard by their Senators and Representatives both on Capitol ... more »

USDA expands microloans to include farmland purchases

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin offering farm ownership microloans, cre... more »

Okray Family Farms receives NPC Environmental Stewardship award

Mark Finnessy and his father, Mike Finnessy, of Okray Family Farms, from Plover, Wisconsin, were awarded National Potato Council's 2015 Environmental ... more »

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Support for Voluntary Labeling

As the First Session of the 114th Congress draws to an end, potato growers from Colorado, Idaho, Michigan, Washington and Wisconsin went the distance ... more »

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Let the marketplace decide

The historic success of farmers in the United States in providing consumers with safe, abundant and affordable food results from the interaction of ha... more »

National Potato Council: A Call for Consistency

Since the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in January 2011, the ag world has been bracing... more »

Taking Stock — Information for Any Season

The potatoes have been planted, and in some circumstances the potatoes have been planted again following an overabundance of rainfall. Now you let Mo... more »

When Food is Peace

I think the farmers can bring more credit, more lasting good will, more chance for freedom, more chance for peace, than almost any other group of Ame... more »

In For the Long Run

Any farm that grows both potatoes and tulips can rightly be defined as diversified." Iverson Family Farms fits that description by growing bulbs and ... more »


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