National Potato Council

$10 billion ag relief package still on way as government avoids shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) announced Sept. 29 that a deal was reached between Senate Democrats and Republicans on a continuing ... READ MORE »

EPA’s administrator signals timeline for new WOTUS rule

At a recent National Association of State Departments of Agriculture meeting, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan ann... READ MORE »

Vilsack pens letter to NPC regarding fresh potatoes to Mexico

In response to NPC’s June 28 letter enlisting the Biden Administration’s support for full U.S. fresh potato access to Mexico, USDA Secretary Vil... READ MORE »

NPC’s 2022 summer meeting heading to Nashville

After two years of virtual events, National Potato Council announced its in-person 2022 Summer Meeting, scheduled for June 21-24, will be held in Nash... READ MORE »

USDA alters Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The USDA recently announced that 2018 sales can be substituted for 2019 sales by producers seeking to access assistance under the Coronavirus Food Ass... READ MORE »

National Potato Council keeps eye on infrastructure reform

Recently, the Senate took two major steps forward on the Biden administration’s priorities for economic recovery in the wake of the pandemic. The... READ MORE »

Climate-smart ag investments called for in infrastructure act

The Senate recently unveiled an updated version of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the bipartisan infrastructure package negotiated betwee... READ MORE »

National Potato Council takes stance added farm taxes

During the National Potato Council's (NPC) Board of Directors meeting, RJ Andrus, V.P. of Legislative Affairs, reported that the committee had recomme... READ MORE »

Recapping the National Potato Council’s summer meetings

The subcommittees of the National Potato Council (NPC) met virtually July 26-28 to discuss issues facing the U.S. potato industry and goals for the NP... READ MORE »

Senate holds hearing to discuss farmworkers

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary recently held a hearing to discuss farmworkers in the United States, specifically focusing on provisions within ... READ MORE »


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