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Washington

The Potato Sector
Washington ranks second in the United States for potato production, with a total yield of around 100 million cwt.

Washington Potato Growing areas

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US Fall Potato Production: Top Ten States. Source: USDA-NASS: Potato Stocks (December 2014)

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

  1. Russet Burbank (31.1%)
  2. Ranger Russet (14.4%)
  3. Russet Norkotah (13.3%)
  4. Umatilla Russet (12.9)
  5. Alturas (5.9%)
  6. Frito-Lay varieties (4.2%)
  7. Chieftain (3.4%)
  8. Clearwater (3.0%)
All other varieties count for less than 3% of the Washington 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: 160,000.00 acres Fall crop only
Potato Production in 2013: 96,000.00 (000) cwt Fall crop only
Potato Yield in 2013: 600.00 cwt/acre Fall crop only
Potato Area Harvested in 2012: 164,000.00 acres Fall crop only
Potato Production in 2012: 95,940.00 (000) cwt Fall crop only
Potato Yield in 2012: 585.00 cwt/acre Fall crop only
Potato Area Harvested in 2011: 160,000.00 acres Fall crop only