Mexican market drives US fresh potato export increase

U.S. potato export volume remained steady from July 2023 to March 2024, dipping 1% from the same nine-month period the previous year. Export values in... READ MORE »

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Letter urges Biden to raise Japanese market access to prime minister

Hours after Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addressed U.S. lawmakers at the Capitol last week, 10 senators sent a letter to President Joe Biden ... READ MORE »

Report: Expanded market access would spur additional $1B in economic activity

A new report detailing the economic impact of the U.S. potato industry emphasizes the importance of expanding exports, finding that “moderate and ac... READ MORE »

Trade official to address efforts to promote US ag exports at Washington Summit

Alexis Taylor, USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, will discuss efforts to promote U.S. agricultural exports at the Natio... READ MORE »

Top US ag negotiator urges Japan to trust potato science

The U.S.’s top agricultural negotiator has a message for markets where fresh potato exports are still meeting resistance: Trust the science. Doug... READ MORE »

Market access, development programs receive $203M in funding

More than $203 million, including $5 million for potato promotion, will be awarded to nearly 70 agricultural organizations to help expand U.S. food an... READ MORE »

USDA seeks applications for trade advisory committee members

The USDA and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative are accepting applications for new members to serve on agricultural trade advisory committee... READ MORE »

Registration open for next month’s 2024 NPC Washington Summit

Registration is now open for the 2024 NPC Washington Summit. The annual National Potato Council event provides a forum for industry leaders to discuss... READ MORE »

U.S. chief agricultural negotiator to address trade issues at Potato Expo

Trade is a hot topic in the potato industry and at the 2024 Potato Expo, and a newly announced event speaker will address issues related to U.S. agric... READ MORE »

USDA sets 2024 trade mission schedule, opens RAPP public comment period

USDA trade missions in 2024 will include trips to Korea, Canada and Vietnam. The agency has also opened a public comment period for its new Regional A... READ MORE »

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