Trade

Washington growers to vote on marketing order

Washington potato producers will vote from June 9–23, on whether to continue the federal marketing order regulating the handling of Irish potatoes g... more »

Potatoes USA leads mission to Cuba

Potatoes USA organized an informational exchange mission to Cuba March 27 – 31, 2017, comprised of 16 board members, seed potato growers and agronom... more »

New members nominated to United Fresh board

United Fresh Immediate Past Chairman Brian W. Kocher, president and CEO of Castellini Company, has announced the slate of new officers and directors n... more »

Potato growers provide NAFTA enhancements to administration

In a letter to the President, the National Potato Council (NPC) provided specific recommendations on how the Trump administration can improve the term... more »

The Road to the Farm Bill

The estimated two-year process to rewrite the Farm Bill has started in earnest. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., held the fi... more »

New Potatoes USA board members sworn in

Potatoes USA board members were sworn in during its Annual Meeting held in Denver, Colorado, March 13-16. Of those sworn in, there were 20 new produce... more »

Growers stand up for potatoes on Capitol Hill

The National Potato Council (NPC) hosted the 2017 Potato D.C. Fly-In from February 13-16, bringing together more than 150 U.S. potato growers and indu... more »

Top 5 industry topics to keep an eye on

There is a lot going on in Washington, D.C. The National Potato Council has created a short list of things that are in play in Washington D.C., that m... more »

Comment period on proposed biotechnology rule revisions extended

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the comment period on its proposed revisions to it... more »

IFPS launches mobile app for PLU codes

The International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS) has launched a mobile app to help users from across the supply chain to source PLUs. The lau... more »


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