National Potato Council Applauds Reintroduction of Farm Workforce Modernization Act
March 05, 2021
The National Potato Council (NPC) welcomed yesterday’s reintroduction of the bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and urges its rapid passage in the House of Representatives.
Mexico’s Supreme Court Delays Decision on US Fresh Potato Imports
February 28, 2021
During the hearing of the Mexican Supreme Court held on February 24, the justice who authored the draft ruling overturning a ban on the importation of U.S. fresh potatoes asked the court to postpone a vote until next week at the earliest.
Potato Growers Select 2021 National Potato Council Leaders
February 25, 2021
At the National Potato Council (NPC) 2021 Annual Meeting held virtually due to travel restrictions, Dominic LaJoie of Van Buren, Maine was elected to serve as NPC’s 2021 President and to head the grower-led organization’s Executive Committee.
NPC Encourages Mexico's Supreme Court to Affirm Draft Ruling Overturning Ban on US Fresh Potato Imports
February 19, 2021
On February 17, 2021, the Mexican Supreme Court released a draft ruling that would overturn a 2017 lower court decision preventing the Mexican federal government from implementing regulations to allow the import of fresh US potatoes throughout the country.