AgronomyU.S. Harvested Potato Acres Down Three Per Cent

U.S. Harvested Potato Acres Down Three Per Cent

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Potato growers in the United States are expected to harvest 906,000 acres of potatoes this year, the November 2022 crop production report from the United States Department of Agriculture said. This is less than the 912,000 acres that were planted this year.

In 2021, there were 933,000 acres planted, more than the 912,000 acres planted in 2022, according to the report. The area harvested in 2021 was 923,600, with 2022 numbers coming in at 906,100.

The report notes the yield forecast, which currently sits at 438 cwt per acre, is down from last year’s yield by 6 cwt.

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