Potato Industry Leadership Institute
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. The annual eight-day program, held Feb. 17-25, 2016, is designed to identify, develop, and cultivate new leaders within the U.S. potato industry.
IPM PUBLIC RECORDS
The Annual Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Survey results shows the performance of potato growing operations in adopting IPM techniques that lead to improvements in stewardship of environmental, human and financial resources. Click here to see the latest IPM survey results.
Grassroots Advocacy Center
NPC Holds 2015 summer meeting
On July 7-9, growers and industry leaders from across the country met in Kalispell, Montana, to discuss public policy and organizational objectives at NPC's 2015 Summer Meeting. Read more about this event here.
NPC Awards 2015-16 Academic Scholarship
The National Potato Council (NPC) is pleased to award Shunping Ding, a doctoral student in Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, its 2015-16 Academic Scholarship. The $10,000 award is provided yearly to a graduate student with a strong interest in research that can directly benefit the potato industry.
Ding is currently an elected member of the Plant Pathology Student Council, which is responsible for organizing student activities, coordinating seminars, and interaction between faculties and students. She has also served as a mentor for the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Program (YAP). Ding is a graduate of Henan University in China and the University of Hong Kong.