Minnesota is one of the top potato growing states, ranking around the 7th place with a potato production of 18.8 million cwt in 2012.

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

  1. Russet Burbank (63.7%)
  2. Norland (13.9%)
  3. Umatilla (7.5%)
  4. Dakota Pearl (3.4%)
All other varieties count for less than 3% of the Minnesota Fall acreage.

Agricultural Statistics Minnesota
Potato Area Harvested in 2017 :45500.00acresAll seasons
Potato Production in 2017 :18428.00(000) cwtAll seasons
Potato Seed in 2017 :880.00(000) cwtAll seasons
Potato Yield in 2017 :405.00cwt/acreAll seasons
Potato Price at Producer in 2017 :9.38USD/cwtAll seasons
Potato Area Harvested in 2016 :42000.00acresFall only
Potato Area Harvested in 2016 :42000.00acresAll seasons
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