During the 2020 Potato D.C. Fly-In, U.S. potato growers and allied industry members held a press conference on Capitol Hill calling for the Senate to take up legislation to help secure stable, affordable ag labor for America’s farmers.
Potato growers to host a press conference with agricultural industry partners and members of the U.S. House of Representatives to call on the U.S. Senate to take up legislation to solve the agricultural labor crisis.
Trade agreement includes historic protocol that allows the importation of U.S. fresh chipping potatoes from the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (MAFF) informed USDA that U.S. chipping potatoes will be allowed to enter year-round, starting Feb. 14, 2020.
The National Potato Council cheered today’s signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade pact, expected to stabilize the U.S. potato export markets of Canada and Mexico by both eliminating the threat of retaliatory tariffs and precluding the loss of tariff benefits previously provided by NAFTA.
Leaders of the National Potato Council welcomed the announcement that EPA finalized its proposed rule clarifying that Waters of the United States (WOTUS) do not include farm and roadside ditches, prior converted cropland, and farm and stock watering ponds.
From Jan. 14 through 15, more than 2,000 U.S. potato growers and industry members from a dozen countries turned out for Potato Expo 2020 at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., to do business and prepare their operations for the future. Now in its 12th year, the annual Potato Expo has become the largest meeting of its kind in North America.
Today at the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2020 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Britt Raybould of Rexburg, Idaho was elected to serve as NPC’s 2020 President and to lead the council’s Executive Committee.
The National Potato Council welcomed the signing of the Phase One Agreement reached between the United States and China, expected to reduce tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of American farm, energy, and manufactured goods.
LAS VEGAS – At Potato Expo 2020, the largest annual potato industry event held in North America, growers and allied industry partners joined together to launch a new initiative dedicated […]