Trade

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 »

IPC launches foodservice training game

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is reaching out to foodservice distributors, foodservice fresh produce buyers and their sales teams to encourage the... more »

NAFTA Renegotiation Offers Opportunities

The Trump administration intends to take a fresh look at America’s trade relations around the world. In addition to withdrawing from the Trans-Pacif... more »

Washington growers to vote on marketing order

Washington potato producers will vote from June 9–23, on whether to continue the federal marketing order regulating the handling of Irish potatoes g... more »

Potatoes USA leads mission to Cuba

Potatoes USA organized an informational exchange mission to Cuba March 27 – 31, 2017, comprised of 16 board members, seed potato growers and agronom... more »

New members nominated to United Fresh board

United Fresh Immediate Past Chairman Brian W. Kocher, president and CEO of Castellini Company, has announced the slate of new officers and directors n... more »

Potato growers provide NAFTA enhancements to administration

In a letter to the President, the National Potato Council (NPC) provided specific recommendations on how the Trump administration can improve the term... more »


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