harvest 2021

Russet varieties dominate San Luis Valley production

This report provides the results of a special survey of potato growers in Colorado's San Luis Valley, which was conducted to evaluate potato varieties... READ MORE »

Fresh potato shipments expected to be down from last year

U.S. fresh potato shipments are expected to be down nearly 4% from last year, according to North American Potato Market News (NAPMN). American ship... READ MORE »

Eagle Eye Produce starts shipping new crop of Idaho potatoes

Eagle Eye Produce will begin shipping the new crop of russet, red and yellow potatoes from its Idaho packing facilities the week of Aug. 9-13. The ... READ MORE »

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Heat projected to have overall yield average below normal

With harvest is still in early stages in some areas and hasn’t yet begun in others, North American Potato Market News (NAPMN) released its latest po... READ MORE »

Snowpack has Idaho, Washington potato growers with enough irrigation water, for now

Drought conditions currently hamper some of the most productive agriculture land in the U.S., including California and northward into the Pacific Nort... READ MORE »

USDA-NASS releases 2021 potato acreage estimate, acres up slightly

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released updated acreage estimates June 30. According to NAS... READ MORE »

US potato acres projected to be up from 2020, but still below pre-pandemic levels

Potato acreage in the U.S. is expected to be up in 2021 from last year’s total, but still below 2018 and 2019. In projections by North American P... READ MORE »

Cal-Organic to start shipping newly harvested red, gold potatoes

Starting April 26, Cal-Organic Farms, the nation’s largest producer of organic vegetables, will start shipping newly harvested red and gold potatoes... READ MORE »

Much of Pacific NW, Upper Midwest experiencing drought conditions

After a year riddled with pandemic-related challenges, farmers were hoping for an easy, uncomplicated growing season. Unfortunately, for many that ... READ MORE »


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