2023 Nebraska Potato Stocks for April
Nebraska growers, dealers and processors held 1.70 million cwt of potatoes in storage on April 1, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is the lowest amount of April 1 stocks since the record low of 1.40 million cwt in 2017. Current stocks represent 18% of the 2022 production. Total stocks are defined as all potatoes on hand, regardless of use, including those that will be lost through future shrinkage and dumping.