Trade

September shows slow U.S. potato exports

The volume of U.S. potato and product exports fell in September 2017 compared to the year before, according to numbers released by Potatoes USA. Ex... more »

NPC supports World Trade Organization ruling against Indonesia

The National Potato Council has issued a release in support of a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that it said will increase potato export... more »

U.S. potato exports continue growth

U.S. potato exports continue their upward trend. After posting year-over-year gains for July, exports for August 2017 also showed positive growth comp... more »

Potatoes USA reports success on first shipment to Myanmar

The first shipment of U.S. chipping potatoes arrived in Myanmar in September and it could lead to future trade according to Potatoes USA, which worked... more »

Exports of U.S. Potatoes and Products Up for July 2017

Exports of frozen, dehydrated and fresh potatoes in July 2017 all showed gains compared to July 2016, according to Potatoes USA. The volume of froz... more »

Censky, McKinney confirmed for key USDA posts

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Steve Censky, nominated by President Donald Trump as deputy secretary, and Ted McKinney, selected by the president to be... more »

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 »


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