From January 5-7, more than 1,000 U.S. and international potato industry members joined the first-ever virtual Potato Expo.
On Friday, Jan. 8, NPC CEO Kam Quarles met with Secretary-nominee Tom Vilsack along with other fruit and vegetable industry leaders. The session was organized by the Biden Transition Team to gain an understanding of priorities for the industry.
NPC unequivocally condemns not only the violence that occurred a stone’s throw from our office but the notion that the will of the American voters can be overturned by a mob overtaking the Halls of Congress.
The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) today announced it has achieved its inaugural fundraising goal of $2 million for 2020.
The National Potato Council welcomed last night’s actions by the House and Senate to support agriculture workers, family farms, and local communities struggling to survive ongoing food service disruptions ordered by state and local governments in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
On Dec. 8, NPC joined groups representing specialty crop growers, grocers, and anti-hunger advocates in calling on Congress to support $51 million in emergency funding for the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) as part of the next round of COVID relief.
National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles today congratulated Secretary Tom Vilsack on his nomination by President-elect Biden to return to his role as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
NPC joined 564 national and regional business groups on Thursday calling for Congress to enact legislation before the end of the year that corrects the tax treatment of loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
The National Potato Council today welcomed the selections of U.S. Rep. David Scott (GA-13) as the next Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee and Rep. Glenn ‘G.T.’ Thompson (PA-15) as Ranking Member.
The National Potato Council released a statement in response to an announcement by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirming the presence of potato wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) in two fields on a farm in Prince Edward Island (PEI).