National Potato Council

More than $6 billion worth of CFAP2 payments awarded

As of Oct. 19, the U.S. Department of Agriculture had nearly 350,000 applications and awarded more $6.13 billion through the Coronavirus Food Assistan... READ MORE »

COVID-19 relief talks stall

Talks on the latest round of coronavirus aid temporarily fell through last week after President Trump announced he would not negotiate on a broad pack... READ MORE »

Increasing labeling requirements focus of latest ‘Eye on Potatoes’ podcast

The growing number of labeling requirements for food producers is the subject of the latest “Eye on Potatoes” podcast. Tyson Redpath of Washing... READ MORE »

’21 PILI leadership program accepting applications

The Potato Leadership, Education and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is now accepting applications for the 2021 Potato Industry Leadership Instit... READ MORE »

National Potato Council’s annual meeting moved to late February in D.C.

The National Potato Council's annual meeting, which typically is held the day following Potato Expo in January, has been moved to Washington, D.C. to ... READ MORE »


US potato reps hopeful on Mexico court case, but eyeing alternatives

National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles discussed the U.S. potato industry’s ongoing trade dispute with Mexico during the latest “Eye on Potatoes... READ MORE »

Potato health benefits emphasized to dietary guideline makers

On Aug. 11, National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles testified before the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) du... READ MORE »

Agriculture orgs request CFAP deadline extension

In a letter to USDA Secretary Perdue, the National Potato Council joined 27 state and national agriculture organizations requesting the department ext... READ MORE »

Potato growers encouraged to apply for additional COVID aid

As of July 27, USDA through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) has issued $6.5 billion in payments to 473,124 producers, including $227 mi... READ MORE »

New USDA advisory board members includes two from potato industry

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the appointment of 24 industry representatives to the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Commit... READ MORE »

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