U.S. Specialty Crop Industry Reacts to USDA Direct Payment Plan

The leaders of a national coalition of organizations representing specialty crop producers reacted to the details of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s direct payment program for farmers and ranchers impacted by COVID-19.

NPC Launches #EssentialAg Campaign

March 25, 2020 National Potato Council

The National Potato Council launched a new social media campaign to thank all of those working to keep America’s food supply safe, secure, and abundant.

Potato Growers Select 2020 NPC Leadership

January 17, 2020 National Potato Council

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.

Record Breaking Potato Expo 2020 Focuses Industry on the Future

January 17, 2020 National Potato Council

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.

Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation Launched at Potato Expo 2020

January 16, 2020 National Potato Council

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (LEAF), a new 501(c)3 organization, was created to provide tools, training, and support necessary to develop growers and industry members as leaders.