Maine is among the top 10 potato producing States in the US.

According to a 2012 utilization survey, 68% of the potato acreage is dedicated to processing, 20% to seed and 12% to tablestock.

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

  1. Russet Burbank (40.6%)
  2. Frito-Lay varieties (15.7%)
  3. Norland (5.1%)
  4. Russet Norkotah (4.8%)
  5. Snowden (4.4%)
All other varieties count for less than 3% of the Maine Fall potato acreage.

Agricultural Statistics Maine
Potato Production in 2016 :15113.00(000) cwtFall only
Potato Production in 2016 :15113.00(000) cwtAll seasons
Potato Yield in 2016 :325.00cwt/acreAll seasons
Potato Yield in 2016 :325.00cwt/acreFall only
Potato Price at Producer in 2016 :11.50USD/cwtAll seasons
Potato Area Harvested in 2015 :50500.00acresFall only
Potato Area Harvested in 2015 :50500.00acresAll seasons
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