National Potato Council

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 »

Democrats could attach immigration reform to budget bill

On July 13, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) and Budget Committee Democrats, led by Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), announced they had re... READ MORE »

USTR Tai presses Mexican officials on fresh potatoes update

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai met with Mexican officials July 7 to discuss trade frictions between the two countries, including ag-related c... READ MORE »

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