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Maine

The Potato Sector
Maine is among the top 10 potato producing States in the US.

According to a 2012 utilization survey, 68% of the potato acreage is dedicated to processing, 20% to seed and 12% to tablestock.

The top potato varieties grown in Maine (fall harvest 2016, by acreage) are:

  1. Russet Burbank (40.6%)
  2. Frito-Lay varieties (15.7%)
  3. Norland (5.1%)
  4. Russet Norkotah (4.8%)
  5. Snowden (4.4%)
All other varieties count for less than 3% of the Maine Fall potato acreage.

Consumption Statistics

No such results in the PotatoPro database (yet) for this region

Agricultural Statistics

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Potato Area Harvested in 2013: 54,000.00 acres Fall crop only
Potato Production in 2013: 15,660.00 (000) cwt Fall crop only
Potato Yield in 2013: 290.00 cwt/acre Fall crop only
Potato Area Harvested in 2012: 57,000.00 acres Fall crop only
Potato Production in 2012: 15,675.00 (000) cwt Fall crop only
Potato Yield in 2012: 275.00 cwt/acre Fall crop only
Potato Area Harvested in 2011: 54,000.00 acres Fall crop only