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 […]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the new increased Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) going into effect today, the National Potato Council (NPC) as part of the Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC) called […]
The National Potato Council today lauded U.S. House passage of legislation ratifying the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). By eliminating retaliatory tariffs, ratification of USMCA could lead to additional growth opportunities for U.S. potato growers and our industry partners.
The National Potato Council today welcomed U.S. House passage of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038), which promotes solutions to address American agriculture’s labor crisis.
Today, the National Potato Council cheered the passage of the U.S.-Japan Agreement on Agricultural Trade by Japan’s Upper House. Today’s action will restore tariff reductions and place the U.S. potato industry on a level playing field with foreign competitors.
Today, the National Potato Council applauded the introduction of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA), and Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID).