The National Potato Council is the advocate for the economic well-being of U.S. potato growers on federal legislative, regulatory, environmental, and trade issues.

industry issues

May 2018 - NPC's Kam Quarles discusses the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance and the House of Representative's version of the 2018 Farm Bill with Robert Guenther of the United Fresh Produce Association. 


February 2018 - NPC's Kam Quarles discusses the need for immigration reform with Chuck Conner, President & CEO of National Council of Farmer Cooperatives


December 2017 - Hear from John Keeling and Kam Quarles of the NPC about what you should say next time you see your Congressman back home. 


events & programs

2018 Potato statistical yearbook

The annual Potato Statistical Yearbook provides overviews of national legislative, regulatory and marketing initiatives—along with U.S.  and world potato production and consumption data, grower and industry contact information, position statements, and program overviews.

Click here to view an electronic version of the 2018 Potato Statistical Yearbook. To download a .pdf version, click here


2018 Grower supporter campaign 

Thank you to all the growers who joined the 2018 NPC Grower Supporter Ag-vocacy Campaign and for your part in the collective efforts of the NPC and the potato growing community to make a positive impact on public policy for potatoes.

The NPC Grower Supporter Ag-vocacy Campaign also supplements tools that keep growers informed, including: 

  • The Insider Report, NPC’s weekly newsletter breaking down the top industry issues of the week
  • Quarterly video updates on hot button issues
  • Social media engagement providing alerts on issues that could impact you and the potato industry



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