Production

NPC supports simplification of pesticide permit requirements

The National Potato Council has joined over 150 agricultural organizations in urging the Senate to pass the "Sensible Environmental Protection Act of... more »

GRIMME and TOMRA join forces to offer sorting solutions

Through the new partnership, GRIMME will distribute the TOMRA FPS so customers can purchase and deploy a single, integrated grading and sorting solu... more »

Irrigators urge “god squad” to protect Columbia-Snake River system

The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) recently ran an open letter ad in Washington, D.C. and Pacific Northwest news media urging the... more »

Agencies propose changing effective date of 2015 ‘Waters of the United States’ ruling

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of the Army) are proposing to amend the effective date of the 2015 rule defining ... more »

Lindsay launches new irrigation manager for use on potato crops

FieldNET Advisor, an advanced irrigation management solution, will be available for use on potatoes and other crops for the 2018 growing season. The l... more »

Global potato processors wring efficiency from eco-friendly upgrades

European processors have worked to align themselves with the environmental goals passed by their home countries. Their innovative responses to those n... more »

NAFTA talks restart, NPC keeps eye on trucking issue

As the fifth round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) get underway in Mexico City, the National Potato Coun... more »

September shows slow U.S. potato exports

The volume of U.S. potato and product exports fell in September 2017 compared to the year before, according to numbers released by Potatoes USA. Ex... more »

Author of ag guestworker legislation won’t run in 2018

Congressman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va.,  chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and senior member of the House Agriculture Committee – said he won’t... more »

NPC supports World Trade Organization ruling against Indonesia

The National Potato Council has issued a release in support of a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that it said will increase potato export... more »


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