trade

U.S. potatoes to Europe: NPC requests leveling of playing field

The National Potato Council (NPC) wants to piggyback on an Office of the U.S. Trade Representative action to level the trade playing field between the... READ MORE »

USDA to buy $22 million of surplus potatoes under trade relief plan

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced further details of the $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agricultural produc... READ MORE »

Dan Moss explains ‘Make Potatoes Great Again’ hat from meeting with Trump

When Dan Moss received notification he would represent the potato industry in an agricultural event at the White House, he wanted to make an impressio... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA receives additional $1.4 million in trade mitigation support

Potatoes USA (aka the National Potato Promotion Board) will receive an additional $1.4 million in trade support from the Department of Agriculture's A... READ MORE »

Mexico becomes first to approve USMCA; push for further potato funding continues

This week, the House of Representatives began consideration of the FY2020 Agriculture Appropriations Bill on the House floor. This bill provides discr... READ MORE »

Western Growers calls USDA’s trade mitigation package ‘insufficient’ for farmers

In response to the release of the Trump administration’s latest trade assistance package, Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif issued the ... READ MORE »

Dan Moss reps potato industry at White House agricultural event

On May 23, the U.S. potato industry was represented by Dan Moss at an agricultural trade event at the White House with President Trump. Moss is a ... READ MORE »

USDA announces initial details of $16 billion trade relief package, no mention of potatoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced May 23 details of a $16 billion package to assist farms that have been hurt by ongoing trade wars with va... READ MORE »

Mexico removes tariffs on frozen potatoes from US

President Trump removed the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico on Friday, May 17. Mexico responded by removing its 20% tariff... READ MORE »

US potato exports show modest gains through three quarters

U.S. potato exports of frozen, dehy and fresh have all posted modest gains through the first three quarters of the July 2018-June 2019 marketing year.... READ MORE »


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