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 2019The 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. 


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

Statistical Yearbook


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. 

2019 NPC Potato ag-vocacy campaign


Thank you to the 2019 Ag-vocates!

NPC is a grower-created and grower-run organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of the U.S. potato industry on Capitol Hill. NPC protects growers’ interests in Washington, D.C. by addressing issues that affect the potato industry from policy issues debated in Congress to regulatory issues proposed by federal agencies. 

2019 NPC Summer Meeting 


The 2019 NPC Summer Meeting took place July 10-12 in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Click here for photos and a recap.



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