Nebraska 2020 Potato Summary


Nebraska 2020 Potato Summary

Final production for the 2020 potato crop totaled 9.21 million cwt, down 4% from 2019, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Planted acres for 2020 totaled 19,000, down 7% from 2019. Harvested area, at 18,800 acres, was down 7% from the previous year. Yield for all potatoes averaged 490 cwt in 2020, 15 cwt per acre higher than the 2019 average yield.

The value of potatoes sold from the 2020 crop totaled $91.8 million, down 7% from 2019. The marketing year average price was $11.20 per cwt, down from $11.40 for the 2019 crop.

Potatoes sold from the 2020 crop totaled 8.20 million cwt, down 5% from 2019. Sales accounted for 89% of production, down 1% from the 2019 crop.

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