Trade

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 »

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 »


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