One out of every five potatoes grown in the US is sold overseas. That makes tariffs and policy of particular interest to the DC-based National Potato Council.
It also gives NPC CEO Kam Quarles a unique inside view of what’s going on in the ground in Washington.
We caught up with Quarles for a timely and topical discussion on tariffs and other policy matters in a report that also aired on our broadcast partner The RFD-TV Network.
Japan is the leading international buyer of U.S. potatoes, followed closely by Canada and Mexico. South Korea and the Philippines round out the top five.