The National Potato Council and a dozen state potato associations issued a letter to USDA Undersecretary of Marketing and Regulatory Services Jenny Moffitt calling on the department to work with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to develop new phytosanitary protocols to prevent the spread of potato wart from Prince Edward Island to U.S. growing areas.
The National Potato Council today welcomed the news that the first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes crossed into Mexico yesterday, May 11.
The National Potato Council today released the following statement in response to USDA’s announcement that trade in table stock potatoes would resume between Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada, and the United States.
From the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service April 19, 2020: As part of President Trump and Secretary …
Wed., Feb. 26 at 1:00 pm ET, potato growers from across the United States will 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.