Michigan grows both table potatoes and potatoes for processing. Fresh Michigan potatoes are available from July to October, while they are available in their processed form virtually all year.

Michigan is the leading producer of potatoes for potato chip processing in the United States.

The single largest potato production county in Michigan is Montcalm

Agricultural Statistics Michigan
Potato Production in 2014 :15725.00(000) cwtFall only
Potato Production in 2014 :15725.00(000) cwtAll seasons
Potato Yield in 2014 :370.00cwt/acreAll seasons
Potato Yield in 2014 :370.00cwt/acreFall only
Potato Price at Producer in 2014 :11.70USD/cwtAll seasons
Potato Area Harvested in 2013 :44000.00acresFall crop only
Potato Production in 2013 :15840.00(000) cwtFall crop only