National Potato Council

Providing greater flexibility for school meals

The USDA will provide greater flexibility in nutrition requirements for school meal programs in order to make food choices both healthful and appealin... READ MORE »

Applications sought for NPC environmental award

Since 1988, the National Potato Council (NPC) has presented the Environmental Stewardship Award, recognizing a farming operation that has develop... READ MORE »

Growers stand up for potatoes on Capitol Hill

The National Potato Council (NPC) hosted the 2017 Potato D.C. Fly-In from February 13-16, bringing together more than 150 U.S. potato growers and indu... READ MORE »

Top 5 industry topics to keep an eye on

There is a lot going on in Washington, D.C. The National Potato Council has created a short list of things that are in play in Washington D.C., that m... READ MORE »

President Trump — The Dealmaker on Trade

As the change in leadership in Washington ushers in a new cast of characters, all eyes fall on the incoming president. On the campaign trail, Donald T... READ MORE »

Interim steps create additional fresh potato access to Mexico

On January 13, SAGARPA, the Agriculture Department of Mexico, published on their website the Pest Risk Assessment for U.S. potatoes and the Requiremen... READ MORE »

Vista Valley Ag receives Environmental Stewardship Award

Boyd Foster of Vista Valley Ag in Ririe, Idaho, received the prestigious 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award during the National Potato Council... READ MORE »

Growers select 2017 NPC leadership

Growers selected the National Potato Council’s (NPC) new leadership during the 2017 Annual Meeting on Jan. 6-7, in San Francisco. Dwayne Weyers of A... READ MORE »

Rising potato leaders commit to improving the industry

The Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) Class of 2017 will bring together 23 potato growers and industry representatives interested in develop... READ MORE »

NPC adds senior director of public policy

The National Potato Council (NPC) has added Kam Quarles as senior director of public policy. “We are delighted to welcome Kam to NPC. Over the past ... READ MORE »


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