trade

Fresh potato access to Japan topic of bilateral plant health meetings

In advance of this week’s bilateral plant health meetings in Japan, National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles re-emphasized the importance of opening ... READ MORE »

Meetings to focus on full access to Japanese market for US fresh potatoes

Ongoing efforts to open the Japanese market to all U.S. fresh potatoes continue Sept. 25-29 with representatives from USDA Animal and Plant Health Ins... READ MORE »

Potato industry members among those appointed to ag advisory committees

Members of a pair of potato industry organizations are part of the 130 representatives appointed by the USDA and U.S. Trade Representative’s Office ... READ MORE »

Washington potato grower reappointed to agricultural advisory commitee

A U.S. potato grower has been reappointed to the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade in Fruits and Vegetables. Matt Harris of the W... READ MORE »

Data shows record increase in U.S. potato exports from July 2022 to June 2023

U.S. potato exports reached record value and volume in the 12-month period from July 2022 to June 2023, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data ... READ MORE »

Deadline to apply for Angolan trade mission is Friday

The deadline to apply for the USDA’s first-ever agribusiness trade mission to Angola is Friday. The trip will take place Nov. 28-Dec. 1. U.S. exp... READ MORE »

Global market grapples with variety of issues

The global potato market is grappling with conditions including high prices, weather woes and lack of supply, according to a report compiled by produc... READ MORE »

Fighting for a level playing field

U.S. potatoes are the standard upon which all other foreign-grown potatoes are measured. When allowed to compete fairly, America’s potato growers ca... READ MORE »

New Netherlands regulation raising global concerns

A new environmental directive in the Netherlands has some Dutch potato farmers worried about potential effects on harvest timing and crop quality. ... READ MORE »

Mexican ag officials visit Colorado for potato site audit

Colorado’s San Luis Valley played host to a potato site audit for five senior plant health officials from the National Service for Agrifood Health, ... READ MORE »


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