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 Yield in 2014 :290.00cwt/acreAll seasons
Potato Yield in 2014 :290.00cwt/acreFall only
Potato Price at Producer in 2014 :10.50USD/cwtAll seasons
Potato Area Harvested in 2013 :54000.00acresFall crop only
Potato Production in 2013 :15660.00(000) cwtFall crop only
Potato Yield in 2013 :290.00cwt/acreFall crop only
Potato Area Harvested in 2012 :57000.00acresFall crop only