America is a Spud Nation

As growers flew into D.C. to “stand up for potatoes on Capitol Hill” during this year’s National Potato Council Washington Summit, Feb. ... READ MORE »

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Potato Power

A recent report highlighting the potato industry’s $100.9 billion economic impact in the U.S. featured eye-catching numbers, and the timing of its r... READ MORE »

RJ Andrus was elected president of the National Potato Council

A third-generation farmer’s advocacy efforts get traction

The National Potato Council has a new president, RJ Andrus. His ambitious goals for representing the interests of the nation’s spud producers are no... READ MORE »

USDA, SBA and FDIC host regional economic development workshops

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in partnership with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Depository Insurance Corporatio... READ MORE »

President Biden vetoes effort to overturn WOTUS regulation

President Joe Biden has vetoed a resolution that would have overturned protections for thousands of small streams, wetlands and other waterways which ... READ MORE »

Idaho potatoes first vegetable to participate in ADA program

Fresh Idaho potatoes will be the first vegetable to participate in the American Diabetes Association ’s Better Choices for Life program. The Idah... READ MORE »

United Potato Growers of Canada welcomes re-joining members

United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) pleased to announce, and welcome, re-joining members. At the recent Ontario Potato Board Trade Show and Confere... READ MORE »

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Social media: Love it or hate it, it’s here to stay

For an organization like the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), social media (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Reddi... READ MORE »

Colorado Potato Administrative Committee members in Washington D.C. at the National Potato Council meeting.

Colorado Department of Agriculture expands access to agricultural leadership opportunities

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is committed to expanding access to learning and leadership opportunities for future generations in agric... READ MORE »

Salinas Biological Summit showcases biological innovations

A new event is designed to showcase biological solutions that are available to fruit and vegetable growers to enhance soil and plant health. The Sa... READ MORE »

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