National Potato Council

Balcom elected NPC president, new executive committee elected

The National Potato Council elected its executive committee for the coming year on Feb. 28 in Washington, D.C. Jared Balcom of Pasco, Washington, w... READ MORE »

Washington Summit to examine guest worker AEWR

The continued labor crisis being experienced requires action by Congress to provide stability and certainty to agriculture. This includes a viable... READ MORE »

US potato orgs support APHIS assessment on UK minituber imports

The National Potato Council and 13 state potato organizations wrote to USDA APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea to thank the agency for its strong support ... READ MORE »

Trade Win: US fresh potato shippers inching close to full access of Mexico

Kam Quarles has spent much of January on the road, giving updates at some of the biggest industry conferences that take place each winter. As Natio... READ MORE »

NPC: Driver vaccine mandate to add to supply chain woes

On Jan. 21, the U.S. agriculture industry was notified of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decision to prevent the entry of non-U.S. citizen es... READ MORE »

Potato Leadership Institute Alumni Summit set for Nashville this summer

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) has announced its second annual Leadership Institute Alumni Summit will be ... READ MORE »

Canadian Food Inspection Agency updates PEI potato wart situation

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency released the following statement Dec. 13 regarding the potato wart situation involving Prince Edward Island: "T... READ MORE »

Potato wart detected in PEI fields, seed suspended to US

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently reported the detection of potato wart in two fields where potatoes were being grown for processing... READ MORE »

Former NPC prez Britt Raybould eyes return to Idaho House

Former National Potato Council President Britt Raybould announced Nov. 10 she’s running for a seat in the Idaho House of Representatives in 2022. ... READ MORE »

NPC leaders meet with EPA on pesticide reviews

Members of the National Potato Council’s (NPC) Environmental Committee along with members of the organization’s Grower Pesticide Advisory Panel re... READ MORE »

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