Nebraska Feb. 1 Potato Stocks


Nebraska Feb. 1 Potato Stocks

Nebraska growers, dealers and processors held 4.30 million cwt of potatoes in storage on Feb. 1, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Current stocks represent 45% 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.

Comparing stocks by type, Russets accounted for 29% of the total, unchanged from 2022. Whites were 68% of the total, down 1% from 2022. Reds and yellows were withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

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