National Potato Council

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National Potato Council, Potatoes USA leaders tour facilities in Oregon, Washington

The week of June 24-28, outgoing National Potato Council executive vice president and CEO John Keeling and new CEO Kam Quarles joined Blair Richardso... READ MORE »

Mexico becomes first to approve USMCA; push for further potato funding continues

This week, the House of Representatives began consideration of the FY2020 Agriculture Appropriations Bill on the House floor. This bill provides discr... READ MORE »

Jared Balcom to rep potato industry on agricultural advisory committee

Jared Balcom has been named the latest potato industry representative to the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC). Balcom, of Pasco, Wash... 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 »

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Hollee Alexander is National Potato Council’s ‘master sergeant’

If John Keeling has been the National Potato Council’s face and voice for the past 17 years, Hollee Alexander has been its backbone. Alexander, w... READ MORE »

Progress made on overturning USDA limits to potatoes for school breakfast program

The House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee included a provision in its FY20 bill that prohibits the U.S. Department of Agriculture from excludi... READ MORE »

Dan Moss reps potato industry at White House agricultural event

On May 23, the U.S. potato industry was represented by Dan Moss at an agricultural trade event at the White House with President Trump. Moss is a ... 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 »

Potato industry leaders visit Northern Plains growers

National potato industry leaders got up close and personal with growers in North Dakota and Minnesota in early May. The Northern Plains Potato Grow... READ MORE »

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NPC’s new leadership team outlines focus for the future

The National Potato Council is entering a new era. On June 30, 2019, John Keeling will officially retire from his role as executive vice president ... READ MORE »


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