Trade

Boyle named IGSA president

Shawn D. Boyle was recently named president of the Idaho Grower Shippers Association. He succeeds Mark Klompien who left the organization in Nov... more »

Foreign trade: It’s complicated

Complicated. It’s a word that kept coming up as John Keeling, National Potato Council’s (NPC) CEO and executive vice president, discussed forei... more »

Interim steps create additional fresh potato access to Mexico

On January 13, SAGARPA, the Agriculture Department of Mexico, published on their website the Pest Risk Assessment for U.S. potatoes and the Requiremen... more »

Let’s work together to meet new MRL demands

{Sponsored} New Maximum Residue Level (MRL) requirements are coming down the pipe for potato export countries across the globe. Potato growers know t... more »

Vista Valley Ag receives Environmental Stewardship Award

Boyd Foster of Vista Valley Ag in Ririe, Idaho, received the prestigious 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award during the National Potato Council... more »

Growers select 2017 NPC leadership

Growers selected the National Potato Council’s (NPC) new leadership during the 2017 Annual Meeting on Jan. 6-7, in San Francisco. Dwayne Weyers of A... more »

New members appointed to Potatoes USA

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack appointed 39 members to the National Potato Promotion Board, doing business as Potatoes USA. Each representative... more »

AMS streamlines import process for specialty crops

The Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) participation in the government-wide International Trade Data System (ITDS) is expanding from a three-por... more »

Riding the Coaster: A Look at the Election and Year Ahead

As the inauguration of Donald Trump as president draws closer, it presents the promise of a fresh start. The actions in the first 90 days are often co... more »

Cavendish announces new processing plant

Cavendish Farms will expand its business in Lethbridge, Alberta, with the construction of a new frozen potato processing plant. The Lethbridge City ... more »


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