National Potato Council

School lunch amendment signed into law

President Obama signed a government funding extension that included 2012 appropriations funding for USDA and five other agencies on Friday, November 1... READ MORE »

Senate passes amendment protecting potatoes in lunch programs

On October 18, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bipartisan amendment co-authored by Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) t... READ MORE »

Congress passes free trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea and Panama

Congress passed three free trade agreements Wednesday that leaders of the potato industry hailed for increasing international access for U.S. potatoes... READ MORE »

NPC hires director of public relations

Mark Szymanski has joined the National Potato Council as director of public relations. Szymanski brings more than 10 years of combined experience in c... READ MORE »

2012 Potato Industry Leadership Institute Dates Announced

The 2012 Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) will be held February 23-March 1, 2012. The Institute is an eight-day program designed to identif... READ MORE »

NPC Awards academic scholarship

The National Potato Council has awarded Anders Schmidt Huseth its 2011-2012 NPC Academic Scholarship.Huseth is currently toward his Ph.D. and is a res... READ MORE »

USPB Chip Committee elects officers

The United States Potato Board (USPB) Chip Committee re-elected Richard Pavelski, president of Heartland Farms Inc., Hancock, Wis., to serve as its ch... READ MORE »

Syngenta & FMSC helping feed the world

On March 18 and 19, 2011 545 Syngenta employees, their families, friends and Future Farmers of America students came together at the Syngenta corporat... READ MORE »

Mexico trucking comment period opens

On April 13, the US Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a notice for comment in the Fed... READ MORE »

NPC accepting 2011-12 scholarship applications

The National Potato Council (NPC) is now accepting applications for a $5,000 scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year. The application deadline is ... READ MORE »


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