The National Potato Council is the advocate for the economic well-being of U.S. potato growers on federal legislative, regulatory, environmental, and trade issues.

industry issues


August 2019 -  Kam Quarles, NPC CEO, gives an update on the trade agreements currently being negotiated, including Japan, China and the new USMCA agreement. 


March 2019 - The recent changes to agreements like NAFTA, TPP and our trade talks with China are having a considerable impact on the U.S. potato industry. Kam Quarles, NPC CEO, provides an update on the current U.S. trade agenda and what it means for the industry. 


August 2018 - NPC's Kam Quarles discusses both the House and Senate versions of the 2018 Farm Bill and how the potato industry could be impacted. 

events & programs

2020 Potato Ag-vocacy Campaign 


NPC is a grower-created and grower-run organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of the U.S. potato industry on Capitol Hill. To make the biggest impact in Washington D.C. we need growers like you to be a part of the campaign a be an ag-vocate for potatoes. Amplify the potato industry's voice on Capitol Hill and contribute to the campaign today online here or text "POTATO" to 41444. 

2020 NPC Summer Meeting 


The NPC Summer Meeting will be held as a one-day virtual event on June 25, 2020. Email NPC staff with any questions. 

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The Eye on Potatoes Podcast is brought to you by the National Potato Council. This is the place to tune in for conversations with growers and thought leaders on advocacy, production and all things potatoes. It's about talking with folks across the United States and hearing stories about how federal policy impacts potato farming and the important role the NPC plays in standing up for potatoes on Capitol Hill. Click here to subscribe



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