National Potato Council

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Letter urges Biden to raise Japanese market access to prime minister

Hours after Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addressed U.S. lawmakers at the Capitol on Thursday, 10 senators sent a letter to President Joe Bide... READ MORE »

NPC says issue of potential potato reclassification still on table

Potato advocates are casting a skeptical eye at recent comments indicating that spuds are not in danger of being reclassified from a vegetable to a gr... READ MORE »

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Letter emphasizes importance of keeping potatoes classified as a vegetable

A bipartisan group of 14 U.S. senators penned a letter to government leaders opposing attempts to reclassify potatoes as a grain instead of a vegetabl... READ MORE »

Potato Expo 2025 on the move; NPC applauds proposed appropriations bill

The 2025 Potato Expo will be held Jan. 9-10 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida. A recent survey of attendees found that Orlan... READ MORE »

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Colorado grower elected new president of National Potato Council

Fourth-generation Colorado potato grower Bob Mattive has been elected president of the National Potato Council for 2024. The NPC installed its 2024 ex... READ MORE »

Report: Expanded market access would spur additional $1B in economic activity

A new report detailing the economic impact of the U.S. potato industry emphasizes the importance of expanding exports, finding that “moderate and ac... READ MORE »

2024 Potato LEAF Leadership Institute class meets, travels to Washington Summit

The 2024 Potato LEAF Leadership Institute kicked off last week in Boise, Idaho, at the headquarters of agribusiness company Simplot. Bryan Bender, ... READ MORE »

Trade official to address efforts to promote US ag exports at Washington Summit

Alexis Taylor, USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, will discuss efforts to promote U.S. agricultural exports at the Natio... READ MORE »

SCFBA co-chairs advocate for specialty crop industry on Capitol Hill

Amid ongoing farm bill discussions on Capitol Hill, the co-chairs of the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA) gathered in Washington, D.C., to ad... READ MORE »

NPC preparing for monumental 2024 Washington Summit

It seems like every election cycle, politicians tell us that this is the most important election of our lifetimes. Hyperbole aside, the 2024 General E... READ MORE »


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