Nebraska Potato Stocks as of Dec. 1
Nebraska growers, dealers, and processors held 5.10 million cwt of potatoes in storage on December 1, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Current stocks represent 55% of the 2019 production. Total stocks are defined as all potatoes on hand, regardless of use, including those that will be lost through future shrinkage and dumping.
Comparing stocks by type, Russets accounted for 36% of the total, up from 35% in 2018. Round whites were 61% of the total, down from 62% in 2018. Long whites, Reds, and Yellows were withheld to avoid disclosure of individual reports.
Access the National publication for this release at https://usda.library.cornell.edu/concern/publications/47429915b.