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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

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August 2019 -  Kam Quarles, NPC CEO, gives an update on the trade agreements currently being negotiated, including Japan, China and the new USMCA agreement. 

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March 2019 - The recent changes to agreements like NAFTA, TPP and our trade talks with China are having a considerable impact on the U.S. potato industry. Kam Quarles, NPC CEO, provides an update on the current U.S. trade agenda and what it means for the industry. 

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August 2018 - NPC's Kam Quarles discusses both the House and Senate versions of the 2018 Farm Bill and how the potato industry could be impacted. 

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August 2018 - NPC's Kam Quarles outlines all the changes that have been implemented to the Electronic Logging Device Rule and how these changes impact the industry. 

events & programs

2020 Potato D.C. Fly-In 

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Each February, potato growers and industry leaders from across the country descend upon the nation’s capital as part of NPC’s Potato D.C. Fly-In. This annual meeting is designed to give participants a chance to better understand and advocate for the industry's most pressing federal policy priorities. View the website to register and for more information. 

Statistical Yearbook

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The 2019 Potato Statistical Yearbook is now available. The annual 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 the 2019 Yearbook. 

 
 

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