Trade

Japan allows import of Idaho chipping potatoes after 11 years

The Japanese government has lifted an import ban on Idaho potatoes after confirming a lowered risk of pest invasion, according to Japan Today (JT). ... more »

U.S. potato exports set new record highs

Increases for nearly all products, especially seed potatoes, have led US potato exports to their highest levels in both value and volume of products, ... more »

Mexican court continues ban on US potatoes

A district court judge in Los Mochis, a city in northern Sinaloa, Mexico, has issued a ruling that continues the ban on U.S. potatoes in most of Mexic... more »

Washington growers vote to continue marketing order

Potato producers in Washington voted to continue their federal marketing order program. The Washington potato marketing order provides authority for g... more »

Potato grower supports trade at farm bill hearing in D.C.

Potato grower Eric Halverson was in Washington, D.C., July 13 to speak in front of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee regarding ... more »

SmartFood Expo to join United Fresh Show in 2018

During today’s opening general session of the United FreshMKT, United FreshTEC, International Floriculture Expo and Global Cold Chain Expo, show org... more »

Yellow potatoes continue to gain market share

Yellow potatoes continue to gain market share and the gain is mostly at the expense of russets and whites, two potato types shippers in the Red River ... more »

Kam Quarles Recaps 2017 Potato D.C. Fly-In

Kam Quarles, National Potato Council, talks about this year's Potato D.C. Fly-IN, and his past work with public policy on behalf of ag producers.... watch »

IPC launches foodservice training game

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is reaching out to foodservice distributors, foodservice fresh produce buyers and their sales teams to encourage the... more »

NAFTA Renegotiation Offers Opportunities

The Trump administration intends to take a fresh look at America’s trade relations around the world. In addition to withdrawing from the Trans-Pacif... more »


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