EPA

NPC leaders meet with EPA on pesticide reviews

Members of the National Potato Council’s (NPC) Environmental Committee along with members of the organization’s Grower Pesticide Advisory Panel re... READ MORE »

NPC’s executive committee meets in-person for first time since early 2020 and other news

The week of Oct. 26-30, the National Potato Council's (NPC) Executive Committee came together for their first in-person meeting in D.C. since February... READ MORE »

EPA appoints new agriculture advisor

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has appointed Rod Snyder to become its agriculture advisor. Snyder will lead outreach and engagement ef... READ MORE »

Climate policy, EPA picks for Biden administration named

President-elect Joe Biden continues to fill out his cabinet picks, including for numerous key positions that will affect agriculture and food trade. R... READ MORE »

NPC leaders hopeful USDA will add better COVID aid for specialty crop industry

The National Potato Council held its 2020 summer meetings June 25 through a virtual Zoom format. The annual event, which normally takes place in th... READ MORE »

EPA announces new method to evaluate pesticide registration requests

EPA announced March 12 a new method for conducting biological evaluations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to assure that pesticide registration... READ MORE »

USDA, EPA, FDA announce partnership with Food Waste Reduction Alliance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced O... READ MORE »

‘Waters of the United States’ act repealed by EPA, US Army

At an event in Washington, D.C., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Department of the Army Assistant Secretar... READ MORE »

EPA’s biostimulant regulations remain in flux

The EPA’s consideration of a regulation touching on biostimulants is drawing substantial interest from the industry. The agency collected comment... READ MORE »

USDA, FDA, EPA join forces to take aim at food waste

As part of the Trump Administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agen... READ MORE »


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