Data shows record increase in U.S. potato exports from July 2022 to June 2023

U.S. potato exports reached record value and volume in the 12-month period from July 2022 to June 2023, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data ... READ MORE »

Mexican ag officials visit Colorado for potato site audit

Colorado’s San Luis Valley played host to a potato site audit for five senior plant health officials from the National Service for Agrifood Health, ... READ MORE »

U.S. potato exports reach a record $2.1 billion in 2022

U.S. potato exports reached a record $2.1 billion in 2022, an increase of 11% from the previous year. A Trade Data Monitor analysis found that whil... READ MORE »

NPC CEO meets with Mexican secretary of agriculture and Mexican ambassador on inflation

On Oct. 12, National Potato Council (NPC) CEO Kam Quarles met with Mexican Secretary of Agriculture Victor Villalobos and Mexican Ambassador to th... READ MORE »

How millions of dollars in Colorado spuds could take a one way trip over the border

U.S. farmers started shipping fresh potatoes into the Mexican interior in May, about 20 years after an initial deal was signed between the two c... READ MORE »

Colorado hosts USDA Under Secretary for Mexico export discussion

The Colorado Potato Administrative Committee hosted USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Jenny Moffitt, Colorado Governor Ja... READ MORE »

National Potato Council applauds first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes to Mexico in over 25 years

The National Potato Council welcomed the news May 12 that the first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes crossed into Mexico yesterday, May 11. The succes... READ MORE »

Vilsack cites potatoes-to-Mexico situation as example of ‘breaking down barriers’

During an April 29 FY23 budget hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Re... READ MORE »

Vilsack: US potato industry to have full access to Mexico by May 15

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Mexico Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Victor Villalobos met this week to continue cooper... READ MORE »

APHIS’s Shea: No additional avocados from Mexico until potato situation resolved

This is a recap from the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2022 annual meeting, which took place March 1 in Washington, D.C. Trade Affairs Committee ... READ MORE »

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