11 U.S. Potato Seed Trends from 2018

Published online: Jan 04, 2019 Articles, Seed Potatoes Mikkel Pates
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Source: AgWeek 

U.S. potato seed acres declined in 2018. A Dec. 12 report from North American Potato Market News indicates the acreage figure is the lowest in 25 years.

North American Potato Market News editor Bruce Huffaker analyzed the 2018 seed crop in the U.S. and Canada, based on state and provincial seed directory figures. Ted Kreis, marketing and communications director for the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association (NPPGA), emphasized the facts in a weekly newsletter published by the NPPGA: