National Potato Council

Resolution supporting commodity checkoff programs garners widespread support

The National Potato Council has endorsed a congressional resolution supporting research and promotion boards known as commodity checkoff programs, suc... READ MORE »

NPC tour

NPC’s Agency Farm Tour provides up-close view of potato production

The National Potato Council and the Washington State Potato Commission partnered to play host to the NPC’s annual Agency Farm Tour in Washington’s... READ MORE »

NPC lauds potato priorities maintained in 2024 spending bill

The National Potato Council is applauding priorities it says benefit the U.S. potato industry maintained in a spending bill for the U.S. Department of... READ MORE »

Specialty crop alliance endorses proposed Farm Bill legislation

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance, a national coalition of more than 200 specialty crop organizations, has endorsed two pieces of legislation to b... READ MORE »

National Potato Council calls for increased funding for USDA pest management agency

The National Potato Council joined dozens of other agricultural organizations in requesting increased funding for the USDA’s Office of Pest Manageme... READ MORE »

Supreme Court decision narrows definition of WOTUS

The U.S. Supreme Court has narrowed the definition of waters of the United States and areas regulated under the Clean Water Act. In a unanimous dec... READ MORE »

Bunch of Potatoes

US potato industry seeking inroads in Japan

This May, the U.S. potato industry will celebrate one year of full access to the Mexican marketplace for fresh U.S. potatoes. While minor hiccups are ... READ MORE »

Vilsack pushes for increased access to Japanese market during ag ministers meeting

During a meeting of agriculture ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations April 22-23 in southwestern Japan, U.S. Secretary of Agricult... READ MORE »

RJ Andrus was elected president of the National Potato Council

A third-generation farmer’s advocacy efforts get traction

The National Potato Council has a new president, RJ Andrus. His ambitious goals for representing the interests of the nation’s spud producers are no... READ MORE »

President Biden vetoes effort to overturn WOTUS regulation

President Joe Biden has vetoed a resolution that would have overturned protections for thousands of small streams, wetlands and other waterways which ... READ MORE »

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