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 »

India lifting tariffs on US apples, almonds and walnuts

India is lifting retaliatory tariffs on several U.S. crops after the nations agreed to terminate outstanding disputes at the World Trade Organization.... READ MORE »

USDA accepting applications for trade mission to Chile

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Santiago, Chi... READ MORE »

Specialty crop alliance endorses proposed Farm Bill legislation

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance, a national coalition of more than 200 specialty crop organizations, has endorsed two pieces of legislation to b... READ MORE »

USDA official sounds positive note for potato exports after trade trip to Japan

Alexis Taylor understands the importance of potatoes. Taylor, USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, is the former head of t... READ MORE »

Bunch of Potatoes

US potato industry seeking inroads in Japan

This May, the U.S. potato industry will celebrate one year of full access to the Mexican marketplace for fresh U.S. potatoes. While minor hiccups are ... READ MORE »

Vilsack pushes for increased access to Japanese market during ag ministers meeting

During a meeting of agriculture ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations April 22-23 in southwestern Japan, U.S. Secretary of Agricult... READ MORE »

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