Trade

European court rules gene editing equals GMO

 The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that crops created using gene editing techniques will be considered as genetically modified organisms ... more »

Potato exports decline again in May

The volume of U.S. exports of frozen potato products declined 4 percent in May 2018 compared to 2017, with value down 2 percent, according to figure... more »

USDA to assist farmers impacted by retaliation tariffs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from retaliation. President Trump ... more »

New tariffs cause Congress and industry to react

Recently, the Trump administration announced that they were preparing an additional $200 billion in tariffs against China in what’s described by m... more »

PAA: Potato prices as affected by the yearly potato quantity produced 

Potato prices received by growers are largely determined by the quantity of potatoes produced each year. Potato growers make individual decisions on t... more »

Potato exports rally in April

U.S. exports of frozen potato products increased 8 percent in volume and 9 percent in value in April 2018 compared to April 2017, according to numbe... more »

Indonesia opened to U.S. fresh potatoes

On June 5, the U.S. and Indonesia reached a market access agreement that will allow U.S. fresh potatoes to be exported to Indonesia under a defined se... more »

Mexico files retaliatory tariffs on frozen fries

The Mexican government has imposed retaliatory tariffs on multiple U.S. products including frozen fries. This action results in an immediate tariff in... more »

US frozen exports down in March

U.S. exports of potatoes and potato products were mixed again in March 2018 with exports of dehydrated potatoes up, while both frozen and fresh export... more »

USDA seeks nominees for National Potato Promotion Board

The USDA wants nominees to fill 56 producer and two importer member seats on the National Potato Promotion Board. USDA will appoint individuals to suc... more »


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