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 »

Europatat Congress to examine potato trade, consumption trends

The first Polish edition of the Europatat Congress will focus on the impact of the geopolitical landscape on the potato trade. The event, slated fo... READ MORE »

U.S. potato exports reach a record $2.1 billion in 2022

U.S. potato exports reached a record $2.1 billion in 2022, an increase of 11% from the previous year. A Trade Data Monitor analysis found that whil... READ MORE »

APHIS’s Shea: No additional avocados from Mexico until potato situation resolved

This is a recap from the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2022 annual meeting, which took place March 1 in Washington, D.C. Trade Affairs Committee ... READ MORE »

Export markets remain solid for US potatoes

From July to December 2021, most U.S. potato and product exports are above the levels for the same period in 2020. However, the figures for December a... READ MORE »

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