Trade

USDA seeking nominees for National Potato Promotion Board

The USDA is seeking nominees to fill 73 producer and importer member seats on the National Potato Promotion Board. The nominating process will conclud... more »

NPC joins coalition of farm groups in support of new Canada-Mexico trade pact

The National Potato Council joined with over 950 farm groups and agricultural organizations in a letter urging Congress to immediately ratify the U.S.... more »

Potato representatives among those named to trade advisory committee

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on June 11 announced the appointment of 140 private-sector... more »

Industry to tackle top issues in D.C.

Potato growers will soon make their annual trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with Congress, including newly elected members. The meeting’s location a... more »

Trade in 2019

Trade was uneasy for growers throughout the past year with the end of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in sight while growers tried to ... more »

Farm Bill agreement reached by Congress, vote expected soon

Congress has been reached a bipartisan agreement on a new Farm Bill, with a vote expected later this week. The months-long debate finally ceded fol... more »

Secretary of Agriculture expresses optimism on passage of farm bill

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was in New Jersey on Tuesday, when he toured several farms to hear about concerns and issues growers there ... more »

Exports of US potato products valued at $1.8 billion

The National Potato Council (NPC) details exports of U.S. potato products in a new National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers. NPC co... more »

NPC identifies potato export challenges

The National Potato Council (NPC) filed public comments that identified trade impediments impacting the potato industry in export markets around the w... more »

Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting set for Nov. 14

The 2018 Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting, which features some of the most influential people in the industry, is right around the corner. The even... more »


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