2019 harvest

Seed Potatoes Report 2019: Western United States

Idaho experienced a somewhat challenging growing season. Planting began at the normal time, but was interrupted by a two-week period of rain. Addition... READ MORE »

USDA estimates 2019 potato crop at 422.45 million cwt, down 6%

Data compiled by the United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service's (USDA-NASS) regional offices estimates that ... READ MORE »

Colorado potato production decrease reflects fewer harvested acres

Potato growers in Colorado produced an estimated 19.67 million cwt of potatoes this year, down 9% from last year’s crop. Potatoes produced in the... READ MORE »

Nebraska potato crop expected to be close to last year, acreage up again

Potato crop estimates for Nebraska would have production just about on par with 2018. The USDA-NASS predicts the Nebraska crop will total 9,260,000... READ MORE »

Column: Breaking down the 2019 fresh potato crop

In August, when the 2019 potato crop’s fresh shipments were estimated, its volume was projected to be one of the most balanced in recent memory. At ... READ MORE »

20% of North Dakota’s potato crop unharvested, disaster relief approved

It has been a rough fall for farmers in the Red River Valley, and estimates for the potato crop reflect that. Because of flooding and early freezes... READ MORE »

Michigan looks to have record-level potato yields, increased production

Potato yields are expected to reach record numbers in Michigan for the 2019 growing season. According to the USDA National Agriculture Statistics S... READ MORE »

Pacific Northwest potato yield rates, production expected to dip for 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has begun releasing 2019 estimates for major potato-producing states i... READ MORE »

Wisconsin ’19 potato crop estimate shows rebound from bad year

USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates that the Wisconsin potato crop will be 29.0 million cwt this year. While this year was a ... READ MORE »

Recent cold stretch has Red River Valley harvest efforts about done

Potato farmers in the Red River Valley area of Western Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota have done about all they can to salvage their crop. Now, the... READ MORE »

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