2018 harvest

Washington potato crop estimated at 106 million hundredweight

Washington’s 2018 potato crop is expected to yield larger numbers than a year ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Northwest Regional Field O... READ MORE »

Oregon potato crop could see 33 percent increase

The Oregon potato crop projects to see a significant boon in 2018. According to estimates released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Northwest ... READ MORE »

Projection for Idaho potato crop yield-per-acre would be best of all-time

If projections are correct, potato acreage in Idaho will prove to be more efficient in 2018 than ever before. The U.S. Department of Agriculture No... READ MORE »

Long potato numbers up in Idaho, down slightly in Oregon, Washington

A recent survey shows numbers of long potatoes weighing at least 10 ounces are up in Idaho, but down slightly in Oregon and Washington. The numbers... READ MORE »

Michigan potato crop expected to see small uptick

Michigan’s 2018 potato crop is projected to see a small uptick, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Great Lakes Regional Office. The ... READ MORE »

Wisconsin potato crop facing 12 percent decline after wet year

It’s been a wet year for many parts of the eastern United States, where numerous regions are approaching record precipitation numbers. One state ... READ MORE »

Snow may have saved Red River Valley crop

The Red River Valley received 6 to 17 inches of snow on Oct. 10 followed by temperatures that dipped to as low as 9 degrees in Grand Forks the followi... READ MORE »

Crop has North Dakota growers optimistic

With a half dozen or so Red River Valley fresh shippers up and running, the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association said its early reports show a f... READ MORE »

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