National Potato Council

Potato Leadership Institute Alumni Summit set for Nashville this summer

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) has announced its second annual Leadership Institute Alumni Summit will be ... READ MORE »

Canadian Food Inspection Agency updates PEI potato wart situation

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency released the following statement Dec. 13 regarding the potato wart situation involving Prince Edward Island: "T... READ MORE »

Potato wart detected in PEI fields, seed suspended to US

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently reported the detection of potato wart in two fields where potatoes were being grown for processing... READ MORE »

Former NPC prez Britt Raybould eyes return to Idaho House

Former National Potato Council President Britt Raybould announced Nov. 10 she’s running for a seat in the Idaho House of Representatives in 2022. ... READ MORE »

NPC leaders meet with EPA on pesticide reviews

Members of the National Potato Council’s (NPC) Environmental Committee along with members of the organization’s Grower Pesticide Advisory Panel re... READ MORE »

NPC’s executive committee meets in-person for first time since early 2020 and other news

The week of Oct. 26-30, the National Potato Council's (NPC) Executive Committee came together for their first in-person meeting in D.C. since February... READ MORE »

Ag committee holds hearing on biotechnology, supported by NPC

The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on agricultural biotechnology on Oct. 26. About two dozen ag-focused groups signed a letter in suppo... READ MORE »

NPC to combine D.C. Fly-In, annual meeting into single event: Washington Summit

U.S. potato growers and industry partners from around the country are invited to the nation’s capital for the new NPC Washington Summit, Feb. 28-Mar... READ MORE »

$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 »


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