National Potato Council

Olsen receives award

Lynn Olsen Sr., 72, of Othello, received the 2012 Industry Leadership award from the Washington Potato Foundation during the 2012 Washington/Oregon Po... READ MORE »

NPC criticizes USDA’s school lunch plan

In a press release, John Keeling, executive vice president and CEO of the National Potato Council, criticized USDA's newly released school meal regula... READ MORE »

Pavelski’s earn NPC stewardship award

Dick and Jeremie Pavelski of Heartland Farms in Hancock, Wis., were presented with the prestigious 2011 Environmental Stewardship Award at the Nationa... READ MORE »

NPC elects 2012 officers

The National Potato Council's executive committee officers for 2012 were selected in Orlando, Fla. during meetings following the Potato Expo. The offi... READ MORE »

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 »

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