Trade

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 »

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 »


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