2020 harvest

USDA estimates US potato stocks about 5% higher than last year

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimates that U.S. potato producers had about 133 million cwt (hundredweight) of potato st... READ MORE »

Potatoes in storage up slightly from last February

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service released the following updates Feb. 17 for the remaining 2020 potato crop. Potato stocks in Ida... READ MORE »

Postharvest 2020: Potato growers offer feedback on season, future concerns

Spudman recently offered readers a chance to give feedback on their 2020 potato growing season through an online survey. Here are the results of th... READ MORE »

Breaking down 2020 seed potato acres

The Russet Burbank isn’t a perfect potato, but it’s versatile enough, productive enough and stores well enough to continue to make it the most-gro... READ MORE »

North Dakota potato production up 18% following better harvest conditions

Better harvest conditions this year in North Dakota have resulted in a larger potato crop. According to estimates released by the USDA's National A... READ MORE »

LaBrie Maine red potatoes

Maine potato yields down 18% following severe drought

Drought conditions in Maine this summer have resulted in an 18% potato yield average reduction, according to estimates from the USDA's National Agricu... READ MORE »

potatoes in field

Wisconsin potato production stable, while Michigan yield drop leads to smaller crop

Potato production in Wisconsin is projected to be on par with last year, while reduced yields in Michigan are expected to lead to a smaller crop there... READ MORE »

USDA releases potato production estimates for Idaho, Washington, Oregon

Potato production in Idaho is forecast at 137 million hundredweight (cwt), up 4% from last year, according to data released Nov. 10 by the USDA's Nati... READ MORE »

Colorado potato growers projected to set state yield record

Potato growers in Colorado produced an estimated 22.87 million hundredweight of potatoes this year, up 16% from last year’s crop, according to the U... READ MORE »

Dry conditions not ideal for Red River Valley harvest

From the Grand Forks Herald: The dry fall that resulted in ideal harvest conditions for most crops in the Red River Valley of northwestern Minn... READ MORE »


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