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USMCA and ag labor bill updates, plus potato council adds familiar face

The bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act (HR 4916) was approved Nov. 20 by the House Judiciary Committee. "Clearing the House Judiciary Comm... READ MORE »

NPC joins coalition of farm groups in support of new Canada-Mexico trade pact

The National Potato Council joined with over 950 farm groups and agricultural organizations in a letter urging Congress to immediately ratify the U.S.... READ MORE »

So far, new Chinese tariffs leave out potatoes

On Thursday, March 22, President Trump announced $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S. Overall, the proposed list of tariffs am... READ MORE »

Moves might relieve burden under WOTUS and Clean Water Act

A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and a proposed piece of the new Farm Bill may help remove regulatory burdens against farmers. The U.S. Supreme... READ MORE »

Applications sought for NPC environmental award

Since 1988, the National Potato Council (NPC) has presented the Environmental Stewardship Award, recognizing a farming operation that has develop... READ MORE »

Potato growers provide NAFTA enhancements to administration

In a letter to the President, the National Potato Council (NPC) provided specific recommendations on how the Trump administration can improve the term... READ MORE »

Growers stand up for potatoes on Capitol Hill

The National Potato Council (NPC) hosted the 2017 Potato D.C. Fly-In from February 13-16, bringing together more than 150 U.S. potato growers and indu... READ MORE »

Interim steps create additional fresh potato access to Mexico

On January 13, SAGARPA, the Agriculture Department of Mexico, published on their website the Pest Risk Assessment for U.S. potatoes and the Requiremen... READ MORE »

Growers select 2017 NPC leadership

Growers selected the National Potato Council’s (NPC) new leadership during the 2017 Annual Meeting on Jan. 6-7, in San Francisco. Dwayne Weyers of A... READ MORE »

Rising potato leaders commit to improving the industry

The Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) Class of 2017 will bring together 23 potato growers and industry representatives interested in develop... READ MORE »


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