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Potato News from Washington DC

National Potato Council awards 2015/16 academic scholarship
The National Potato Council awards its 2015-16 Academic Scholarship to Shunping Ding, a PhD. student in Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2016 Potato Industry Leadership Institute now accepting applications
The National Potato Council (NPC) and the United States Potato Board (USPB) are accepting applications for the Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) class of 2016.
2015 Potato D.C. Fly-In: BBC World News America Anchor, Katty Kay (left), National Review Online Editor, Jonah Goldberg (right)
On February 23-26, NPC hosted the 2015 Potato D.C. Fly-In, where more than 150 U.S. potato growers and industry partners from across the country came to Washington, D.C., to advocate for the industry's most pressing federal policy priorities.
US: 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee submits report
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group of prestigious outside experts, submitted its recommendations to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, in order to inform the 2015 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Friday, February 20, 2015
National Potato Council applauds new IOM recommendation on white potatoes
Today, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report recommending fresh white potatoes to be an eligible vegetable for purchase using the WIC Cash Value Voucher. This is a reversal compared to previous IOM recommendations
SFA CEO Tom Dempsey (left) together with Alison van Eenennaam and Stacey Forshee testified in favor of GMO bill HR4432
Snack Food Association CEO Tom Dempsey today urged Congress to approve legislation creating a federal standard for labeling food produced with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
White potatoes: includes colored regular potatoes too!
Count the potato among the special interests rewarded in the massive spending deal Congress unveiled this week.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Packaging Association buys Summit Media Group
PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, has entered into an agreement to purchase Summit Media Group, Inc., publisher of a.o. Packaging World
National Potato Council (US) hires Steve Holton as the Director of Corporate and Public Relations
The National Potato Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Holton as the Director of Corporate and Public Relations.
Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI)
The National Potato Council (NPC) and the United States Potato Board (USPB) are accepting applications for the Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) class of 2015. The annual eight-day program, held Feb. 19-26, 2015, is designed to identify, develop, and cultivate new leaders within the U.S. potato industry.