China ready to tack on more tariffs on US potatoes starting Sept. 1

This morning, China responded to prior U.S. tariff threats by releasing a new list of targeted American products. Among them were new tariffs on potat... READ MORE »

US, Japan reach deal to return to TPP trade terms, potato industry reacts

On Aug. 25, the National Potato Council is strongly supporting the announcement at the G7 meeting in Biarritz, France that an agreement has been s... READ MORE »

National Potato Council’s Kam Quarles shares update on trade negotiations

National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles shares an update on trade issues facing the U.S. potato industry, including efforts on getting fresh potatoes ... READ MORE »

Perdue pushes for fresh US potatoes to Mexico, industry says ‘thank you’

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has been vocal in support of more U.S. potato access to Mexico, and the potato industry, led by the Nationa... READ MORE »

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 »

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