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

March 2019 - The U.S. trade agenda has been making a lot of news lately. 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. In this video, Kam Quarles, NPC's Vice President of Public Policy, provides an update on the current U.S. trade agenda and what it means for the industry. 


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. 


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

Potato D.C. Fly-In 

Join ranks with your fellow growers and industry partners at the Potato D.C. Fly-In, February 25-28, 2019, to make a difference on issues impacting the potato industry. The Potato D.C. Fly-In is open to all potato growers and industry leaders who want to be an advocate for their industry in the heart of our nation’s capital. 

Register online today


NPC Annual Meeting 

Join your colleagues in Austin, Texas to discuss federal policy impacting potato production. The National Potato Council's 2019 Annual Meeting is open to all growers and industry leaders eager to advance the potato industry's most pressing policy debates. 

Register online today


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



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