Potato-focused projects part of nearly $73 million in USDA funding

Twenty projects benefiting the U.S. potato industry are part of $72.9 million in USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program investments. The potato-fo... READ MORE »

Potatoes among specialty crops included in USDA insurance expansion

Potatoes are among the specialty crops included in an expansion of the USDA’s insurance coverage options. The agency’s Risk Management Agency i... READ MORE »

Deadline to apply for Angolan trade mission is Friday

The deadline to apply for the USDA’s first-ever agribusiness trade mission to Angola is Friday. The trip will take place Nov. 28-Dec. 1. U.S. exp... READ MORE »

USDA investing $33M to support research projects at 1890 land-grant universities

The USDA is investing more than $33 million to support research, Extension and education projects across the nation’s 19 historically Black colleges... READ MORE »

Pest detectives: MSU researchers hot on trail of potato early die culprits

Growing up on her family’s farm in Rancagua, Chile, Marisol Quintanilla became an astute observer of nature. She took note of the plants, insects an... READ MORE »

NPC tour

NPC’s Agency Farm Tour provides up-close view of potato production

The National Potato Council and the Washington State Potato Commission partnered to play host to the NPC’s annual Agency Farm Tour in Washington’s... READ MORE »

USDA annual survey seeks info from potato processors

Potato producers and agribusinesses are encouraged to respond to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service annual potato processing survey... 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 »

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 »

NPC lauds potato priorities maintained in 2024 spending bill

The National Potato Council is applauding priorities it says benefit the U.S. potato industry maintained in a spending bill for the U.S. Department of... READ MORE »

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