Potato Council Joins Ag Groups Working to Increase Trade With Cuba
The National Potato Council has joined a group that hopes to expand trade with Cuba. They are now one of more than 100 organizations in the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba. Other produce industry members include the Cherry Marketing Institute, the Michigan Apple Association, the Michigan Po…
Robots to Have Big Impact in AG; ConAgra Foods Become Two Companies
A Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report says robots are expected to transform agriculture. The report expects the agricultural robot market to grow to $16.3 billion by 2020 from $817 million in 2013. Specifically, unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will take up a large segment of th…
Ethanol Under Review, Potato Council Wants Inclusion in WIC
Speaking at Growth Energy’s annual leadership conference, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he has reached out to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy and White House officials to stress the importance of the ethanol industry.