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  • Agreement Signed To Allow U.S. Chipping Potatoes Into Japan

    Feb 15, 2006

    The National Potato Council (NPC) and United States Potato Board (USPB) have announced that after more than 25 years of effort, the U.S. potato industry, on Feb. 1, achieved market access to Japan for U.S. chipping potatoes from 14 states. Access was granted due to… Full Story »
  • February Potato Stocks Down 7 Percent

    Feb 15, 2006

    The 13 major potato states held 188 million cwt. of potatoes in storage Feb. 1, down 7 percent from last year and 6 percent below Feb. 1, 2004, for comparable states, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Ohio and Pennsylvania were dropped from the… Full Story »
  • January Potato Stocks Down 7 Percent from 2005

    Jan 20, 2006

    The 13 major potato states held 219 million cwt. of potatoes in storage Jan. 1, down 7 percent from last year and 6 percent below Jan. 1, 2004, for comparable states, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Ohio and Pennsylvania were dropped from the… Full Story »
  • United of America, PMANA To Work Together

    Jan 12, 2006

    The United Potato Growers of America (United) met this week with leaders of the Potato Marketing Association of North America (PMANA) and agreed to work together to ensure that potato supply does not exceed demand across North America. By combining the knowledge and experience of… Full Story »
  • Offices To Relocate To Salt Lake City

    Jan 10, 2006

    UNITED Potato Growers of America has hired Julia E. Cissel as CEO. Cissel takes over from interim CEO Jerry Wright, who led the co-op since its inception in March 2005. Wright will now focus his efforts in leading the UNITED Potato Growers of Idaho. Part… Full Story »
  • Overshipping Could Mean Shortages Later

    Jan 4, 2006

    Fresh potato growers now shipping potatoes are receiving as much as $5 per cwt. f.o.b. less for their potatoes than they could expect to obtain later in the season, according to the National Fresh Marketing Committee of United Potato Growers of America (United). “Right now, we… Full Story »
  • December Potato Stocks Down 6 Percent from Last Year

    Dec 15, 2005

    The 13 major potato states held 253 million cwt. of potatoes in storage Dec. 1, down 6 percent from last year and 5 percent below Dec. 1, 2003, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Ohio and Pennsylvania were dropped from the potato stocks program, starting… Full Story »
  • Fall Potato Production Down 7 Percent from 2004

    Nov 10, 2005

    Production of fall potatoes for 2005 is forecast at 382 million cwt., down 7 percent from 2004, according to USDA. Area harvested, at 951,800 acres, is virtually unchanged from the July forecast but 7 percent below last year. The average yield is forecast at a… Full Story »
  • Surplus Marks Turnaround After Two-Year Trade Deficit

    Oct 21, 2005

    U.S. net imports of frozen french fries are projected to be cut by more than half – from $155 million in 2004 to $69 million in 2005, according to USDA’s latest Vegetable and Melons Outlook, released Oct. 20. Also, exports of potato chips are expected… Full Story »
  • Summer Potato Production Forecast at Record Low

    Sep 13, 2005

    Production of summer potatoes is forecast at 16.1 million cwt. in 2005, down 1 percent from the July 1 forecast and 12 percent below the 2004 final estimate, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. If realized, this would be record-low production since the series… Full Story »

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