National Potato Council

Hollee Alexander named 2022 Spudwoman of the Year

When the National Potato Council (NPC) opted to move its headquarters to Washington, D.C. in 2001, its first move was to hire John Keeling as chief ex... READ MORE »

Farm labor reform stays atop National Potato Council’s list of concerns

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

Potato Expo 2022 stays close to budget in spite of COVID, weather problems

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

National Potato Council holds annual Grower Outreach committee meeting

This is a recap from the National Potato Council's (NPC) 2022 annual meeting, which took place March 1 in Washington, D.C. Grower Outreach & Indu... READ MORE »

NPC: Setting policy agenda for potato growers for 2022

During this year’s Washington Summit (Feb. 18-March 2), potato growers from across the country joined the National Potato Council (NPC) in D.C. duri... READ MORE »

Balcom elected NPC president, new executive committee elected

The National Potato Council elected its executive committee for the coming year on Feb. 28 in Washington, D.C. Jared Balcom of Pasco, Washington, w... READ MORE »

Washington Summit to examine guest worker AEWR

The continued labor crisis being experienced requires action by Congress to provide stability and certainty to agriculture. This includes a viable... READ MORE »

US potato orgs support APHIS assessment on UK minituber imports

The National Potato Council and 13 state potato organizations wrote to USDA APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea to thank the agency for its strong support ... READ MORE »

Trade Win: US fresh potato shippers inching close to full access of Mexico

Kam Quarles has spent much of January on the road, giving updates at some of the biggest industry conferences that take place each winter. As Natio... READ MORE »

NPC: Driver vaccine mandate to add to supply chain woes

On Jan. 21, the U.S. agriculture industry was notified of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decision to prevent the entry of non-U.S. citizen es... READ MORE »


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