National Potato Council

NPC’s Quarles named to ag trade advisory committee

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Jan. 14 the appointment of 67 members, includin... READ MORE »

Labor, trade, government changes discussed during Potato Expo

The U.S. federal government is about to see significant changes in leadership, as the presidency and control of the senate will soon be in Democratic ... READ MORE »

Ag benefits from latest COVID relief package outlined, welcomed by National Potato Council

The National Potato Council welcomed the Dec. 21 actions by the House of Representatives and Senate to support agriculture workers, family farms, and ... READ MORE »

Climate policy, EPA picks for Biden administration named

President-elect Joe Biden continues to fill out his cabinet picks, including for numerous key positions that will affect agriculture and food trade. R... READ MORE »

NPC issues support for SNAP additions, moves D.C. office

The National Potato Council recently joined groups representing specialty crop growers, grocers, and anti-hunger advocates in calling on Congress to s... READ MORE »

Biden’s choice for U.S. Trade Representative is Katherine Tai

President-elect Joe Biden has made picks for two key federal positions that will affect agriculture production and trade. Former Secretary of Agric... READ MORE »

What election results could mean for potato industry

We knew heading into 2020 that the presidential election would be one of the biggest stories of the year. It was, but the COVID-19 pandemic and all of... READ MORE »

Potato wart confirmed in two Prince Edward Island fields

On Nov. 27, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed the presence of potato wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) in two fields on a farm ... READ MORE »

Potato DC Fly-In moved to virtual event, PILI canceled for 2021

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) Board of Directors announced Nov. 13 it has decided not to conduct a ... READ MORE »

National Potato Council unveils revamped, expanded website

This week, the National Potato Council released a new website to better support its mission of “Standing Up for Potatoes on Capitol Hill.” “Th... READ MORE »


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