Japan's Upper House Approves Historic U.S.- Japan Agreement on Agricultural Trade
December 04, 2019
The National Potato Council cheered the passage of the U.S.- Japan Agreement on Agricultural Trade by Japan’s Upper House.
After backing out of an original offer entirely, the Oregon Potato Company now offers to purchase a single NORPAC facility
November 17, 2019
US Farmer cooperative NORPAC Foods filed a motion in bankruptcy court Friday afternoon to sell its Quincy, Washington, plant for USD 93.5 million to Oregon Potato Company.
Voigt: 2019 Crop Not Large, But Great Quality
November 01, 2019
As potato harvest starts to wrap up across the Northwest, how does the 2019 crop look?
WSU Researchers looking at nature itself for help to defend potatoes against threats
July 23, 2019
WSU plant pathologists Kiwamu Tanaka and Cynthia Gleason are exploring novel approaches to protect the potato crops against nematodes and scab - mobilizing nature itself.
Potato Industry Strongly Supports Immediate Passage of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
June 20, 2019
The National Potato Council joined with over 950 farm groups and agricultural
organizations in a letter urging Congress to immediately ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada
Agreement (USMCA).
Nearly half of Washington facing emergency drought conditions
May 30, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded the drought emergency declaration to cover nearly half of Washington state due to worsened, poor water supply conditions around the state and warmer and drier weather predictions through the summer.
Bill Gates: 'We should discuss soil as much as we talk about coal'
March 27, 2019
In the latest addition to his blog (https://www.gatesnotes.com), Bill Gates highlights that in order to fight climate change, we need to look beyond decarbonizing the way we generate electricity. We need to look at agriculture for example...
Key Technology Introduces New Sort-to-Grade® Capabilities for VERYX® Digital Sorters
March 19, 2019
Manufacturer of optical sorters for the potato processing industry Key Technology Introduces New Sort-to-Grade® Capabilities for VERYX® Digital Sorters
Amazon appointed the former CEO of Pepsi to its board
February 26, 2019
Amazon said on Monday it named former PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi as a director of the company and appointed her to the audit committee of the board.
United States Potato Industry hopes to export to China
January 27, 2019
Oregon Potato Commission CEO Bill Brewer told the Washington-Oregon Potato Conference in Kennewick, Washington, that US industry leaders hope negotiations will open China to fresh potatoes.
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