Fresh potatoes-to-Mexico case delayed until March 3 (at least)

Ruling on the cases involving U.S. fresh potato access to all of Mexico has been postponed by the Mexican Supreme Court. The court will not rule on th... READ MORE »

US potato exports slowly recovering

U.S. potato exports continue to recover but remain behind previous year levels. Exports for the first six months of the marketing year, July-December ... READ MORE »

Frozen potato exports lag during final quarter of 2020

Exports of U.S. frozen potato products were down nearly 11%, year-over-year, during the fourth quarter of 2020.  According to the Feb. 10 issue of... READ MORE »

NPC’s Quarles named to ag trade advisory committee

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Jan. 14 the appointment of 67 members, includin... READ MORE »

Labor, trade, government changes discussed during Potato Expo

The U.S. federal government is about to see significant changes in leadership, as the presidency and control of the senate will soon be in Democratic ... READ MORE »

Biden’s choice for U.S. Trade Representative is Katherine Tai

President-elect Joe Biden has made picks for two key federal positions that will affect agriculture production and trade. Former Secretary of Agric... READ MORE »

First shipment of US seed potatoes headed to Cuba

The first shipment of U.S. seed potatoes to Cuba is on its way, announced Potatoes USA Dec. 9. The mixed load of 10 different varieties will be uti... READ MORE »

What election results could mean for potato industry

We knew heading into 2020 that the presidential election would be one of the biggest stories of the year. It was, but the COVID-19 pandemic and all of... READ MORE »

Idaho ag department awards several grants to aid potato production

Interest in the Idaho State Department of Agriculture’s annual specialty crop program was up considerably this year compared with last year. ISDA... READ MORE »

Ag groups urge administration, legislators to stick with WTO

A large collection of agriculture groups and other stakeholders is urging legislators to keep the United States in the World Trade Organization (WTO).... READ MORE »

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