Star-studded Potato Expo 2023 to Feature Celebrity Chefs, ‘Chopped’ and ‘Chopped Junior’ Host

Ted Allen to judge “This Spuds for You” cooking competition between teams led by Simon Majumdar, Duff Goldman at Potato Expo 2023, Jan. 4-5.

Ted Allen to judge “This Spuds for You” cooking competition between teams led by Simon Majumdar, Duff Goldman at Potato Expo 2023, Jan. 4-5.

NPC-supported ‘Protect Farmers from the SEC Act’ Introduced in House

On Sept. 28, 2022, Congressman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) introduced the Protect Farmers from the SEC Act, a bill that would prohibit the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from requiring […]

National Potato Council Appoints New Program Coordinator

WASHINGTON – The National Potato Council (NPC) today welcomed new Program Coordinator Madeleine Poulin to assist the council as it promotes the interests of U.S. potato growers, their families, and […]

Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance Issues Statement of Principles

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA), a national coalition of more than 200 specialty crop organizations representing growers of fruits, vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, nursery plants and other […]

Potato LEAF Awards 2022-23 Scholarship to Paige Hickman

WASHINGTON – The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is pleased to announce Paige Hickman, a Ph.D. student at the University of Idaho, studying plant-parasitic nematodes, insect pests, […]

NPC, Ag Workforce Coalition Calls on Congress to Address Labor Crisis

The National Potato Council joined 445 agricultural trade associations, agribusinesses, and farmer co-ops yesterday on a letter to Senate leaders urging the passage of an agriculture workforce reform bill this […]

NPC 2022 Annual Potato Yearbook Now Available

The 2022 edition of the Annual Potato Yearbook is now available, highlighting progress on NPC’s national legislative, regulatory, and marketing priorities. The Yearbook also features updated U.S. and world potato […]

Specialty Crop Leaders Announce Official Opposition to Opening Farm Bill Funds to Hemp

As a co-chair of the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA), NPC CEO Kam Quarles today signed on to a joint letter to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the […]

National Potato Council Applauds First Shipments of U.S. Fresh Potatoes to Mexico in 25-plus Years

The National Potato Council today welcomed the news that the first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes crossed into Mexico yesterday, May 11. The successful crossings signal the start of Mexico’s process to restore full market access for U.S. fresh potatoes after decades of disputes and legal obstructions.

The National Potato Council today welcomed the news that the first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes crossed into Mexico yesterday, May 11. The successful crossings signal the start of Mexico’s process to restore full market access for U.S. fresh potatoes after decades of disputes and legal obstructions.

National Potato Council Statement on Joint U.S.-Mexico Announcement on Potential Reopening of Mexican Market to U.S. Potatoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2022 WASHINGTON – The National Potato Council today released the following statement in response to a joint announcement by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack […]