EPA

EPA proposes production practices to protect endangered species

EPA released an Endangered Species Act (ESA) Workplan Update that, according to the Agency, outlines major steps to increase protections for wildlife ... READ MORE »

NPC calls on Congress to preempt state pesticide laws

National Potato Council (NPC) joined more than 330 agricultural and environmental organizations calling on Congress to ensure that EPA-approved, scien... READ MORE »

EPA officials get first-hand look at potato production in San Luis Valley

The National Potato Council (NPC), in cooperation with the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (CPAC), recently hosted a tour of potato produ... READ MORE »

NPC supports increased EPA funding for pesticide registration actions

On July 19, NPC joined more than 40 state and national organizations on a letter to Senate appropriators calling for an increase in EPA funding to sup... READ MORE »

EPA with new workplan to streamline pesticide registration, endangered species protection

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its first-ever comprehensive workplan to address the decades-old challenge of protecting endan... READ MORE »

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 »


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