National Potato Council

National Potato Council offering $10,000 graduate school scholarship

The National Potato Council will award one $10,000 scholarship to a graduate student (master’s degree or higher) working to conduct research and pro... READ MORE »

National Potato Council: Quarles to succeed Keeling, Mike Wenkel joining on in new role

On April 5, the National Potato Council (NPC) announced a new executive team. Kam Quarles, the current Vice President of Public Policy and Communica... READ MORE »

National Potato Council issues updates on trade situation

The U.S. trade agenda has been making a lot of news lately. Retaliatory tariffs, along with changes to agreements like NAFTA, TPP and our trade talks ... READ MORE »

D.C. Fly-In addresses key issues facing potato industry

In late February, the potato industry gathered in the nation’s capital for the annual Washington, D.C. Fly-In. In the keynote address for the event,... READ MORE »

Potato growers get pesticide stability with PRIA law extension

President Trump recently signed a pesticide registration bill into law that should provide stability in that area for speciality crop growers. The ... READ MORE »

Secretary Sonny Perdue headlines 2019 Potato D.C. Fly-In

From the National Potato Council: "(The week of Feb. 25-28) Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue headlined an outstanding DC Fly-In for the pota... READ MORE »

National Potato Council, United Fresh applaud newly signed Farm Bill

On Dec. 20, the National Potato Council joined with agriculture industry colleagues at the White House as Vice President Pence, Secretary of Agricultu... READ MORE »

National Potato Council calls New York Times’ french fries article ‘misleading’

A New York Times' story that refers to french fries as "starch bombs" has drawn ire from the National Potato Council. “You Don’t Want Fries wit... READ MORE »

National Potato Council’s support of Salad Bars to Schools brings healthier lunches to Virginia school system

On Nov. 8, the National Potato Council and United Fresh Start Foundation joined students, teachers and school administrators at Lemon Road Elementary ... READ MORE »

Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting set for Nov. 14

The 2018 Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting, which features some of the most influential people in the industry, is right around the corner. The even... READ MORE »


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