2018 harvest

Potatoes rank as most valuable crop in Idaho in ’18, third in Washington

Idaho and Washington consistently rank first and second in terms of U.S. potato production. Not surprisingly, potatoes are among those state’s most ... READ MORE »

USDA’s final 2018 potato crop total 4.2 million cwt below estimate

Final USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) totals state the 2018 U.S. potato crop at 450.02 million cwt, down about 901,000 cwt from th... READ MORE »

2018 U.S. potato harvest: Final production totals for each state

Final tallies for potato production among the United States for the year of 2018. Totals include spring, summer and fall harvests. STATE ... READ MORE »

Potatoes left in storage numbers up, but so is disappearance

Overall, potatoes in storage in the 13 major potato-producing U.S. states were up 6% from a year ago as of June 1, 2019. Potatoes in storage account f... READ MORE »


Seed Acreage Report: Lamoka, Clearwater continue rising

Reported certified potato seed acreage in the United States fell by 6.7 percent in 2018, with several of the top cultivars seeing a corresponding dip ... READ MORE »

Red River Valley potato crop aided by early snowfall cover

As we near the halfway point of the Red River Valley fresh crop shipping season, marketers are pleased, especially when comparing this year to last ye... READ MORE »

Potato harvest in UK, continental Europe facing sharp decline

Potato growers in Europe did not have a good year, thanks to unusually dry weather. A recent estimate for the UK harvest from the Agriculture and H... READ MORE »

Canada potato crop loses 15,000 acres to bad weather

Potato processors that rely on Canadian-grown spuds are facing a shortage. Poor harvest weather conditions have resulted in 15,000 acres — about ... READ MORE »

Potato production in Minnesota, North Dakota expected to see small drop

Potato production in the upper Midwest looks to be down somewhat in 2018. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics S... READ MORE »

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