USDA announces appointments to the National Potato Promotion Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Feb. 15 the appointment of 32 members to the National Potato Promotion Board. Appointed are 30 producer m... READ MORE »

WPVGA inducts new hall of fame member, recognizes contributors

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) inducted a new member into its hall of fame and recognized several other industry con... READ MORE »

New chair to be named at NPGA winter meetings

The Northland Potato Growers Association’s (NPGA) winter meetings will be highlighted by the naming of its new chair as well as the recipients of a ... READ MORE »

Washington state food packaging act creates challenges for packers

A new proposal in the Washington state legislature would toss out federal food packaging rules, and make it more difficult to market potatoes in Washi... READ MORE »

Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance issues recommendations for 2023 Farm Bill

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA), a national coalition of more than 200 specialty crop organizations representing growers of fruits, vege... READ MORE »

Maine Potato Board scholarship open for applications

The Maine Potato board is accepting applications for its $500 scholarship, which will be awarded to a student studying agriculture or natural resource... READ MORE »

Maine Potato Summit a success

The Maine Potato Board (MPB) hosted a well-attended summit in early January at the Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle. Approximately 180... READ MORE »

NASDA to host first “A Taste of the States: Las Vegas” at SIAL America to promote ag exports

With new funding received from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS), the National Association of State Departmen... READ MORE »

MPIC can assist growers who want to attend Washington Summit

The National Potato Council's annual Washington Summit is set for February 27-March 3, 2023, in Washington, D.C. The summit provides a forum for pota... READ MORE »

New Waters of the U.S. rule creates regulatory uncertainty for farmers

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... READ MORE »

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