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USMCA trade deal goes into effect

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into effect July 1, at a crucial time for farmers and ranchers struggling to recover from COVID... READ MORE »

National Potato Council talks potatoes trade with China, Japan, Mexico

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 »

US potato exports showed strong growth during late 2019

Exports of U.S. potatoes and products show strong growth through the first six months of the July 2019-June 2020 marketing year. Exports of frozen ... READ MORE »

State of the Potato Industry Report 2020

The U.S. potato industry has been in a fight in recent decades, a fight against negative public perception. International demand for potatoes and p... READ MORE »

House of Representatives ratifies USMCA trade agreement in lopsided vote

The House of Representatives ratified the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by a vote of 385-41 on Dec. 19. The bill now moves to the Senate. Th... READ MORE »

Colorado Congressman Tipton pushes for more potatoes to Mexico

Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) is among the people pushing for more potato access to Mexico for U.S. potato producers. In an opinion editorial publis... READ MORE »

Perdue pushes for fresh US potatoes to Mexico, industry says ‘thank you’

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has been vocal in support of more U.S. potato access to Mexico, and the potato industry, led by the Nationa... READ MORE »

NPC joins coalition of farm groups in support of new Canada-Mexico trade pact

The National Potato Council joined with over 950 farm groups and agricultural organizations in a letter urging Congress to immediately ratify the U.S.... READ MORE »

Mexico removes tariffs on frozen potatoes from US

President Trump removed the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico on Friday, May 17. Mexico responded by removing its 20% tariff... READ MORE »

US potato exports show modest gains through three quarters

U.S. potato exports of frozen, dehy and fresh have all posted modest gains through the first three quarters of the July 2018-June 2019 marketing year.... READ MORE »


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