Tag: national potato council
National Potato Council urges USDA for protections to prevent PEI potato wart spread- General News
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.
National Potato Council applauds first shipments of U.S. potatoes to Mexico in decades- General News
The National Potato Council today welcomed the news that the first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes crossed into Mexico yesterday, May 11.
National Potato Council disagrees with resumption of PEI imports- General News
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.
USDA to buy $3 billion in ag products- General News
From the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service April 19, 2020: As part of President Trump and Secretary …
Potato Growers, House Supporters of Ag Labor Reform to Call for Senate Action on Legislation- General News
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.