NWFCS: Expects Profitable 2019 For Northwest Row Crops
As we conclude our weeklong series on Northwest Farm Credit Services Quarterly Commodity Snapshot, we wrap up with area row crops. What does NWFCS EVP for Lending and Insurance Bill Perry expects when it comes to potatoes?
“Northwest Farm Credit Services’ 12-month outlook is for profitable contracted potatoes, and slightly profitable uncontracted potatoes. Delayed planting foreshadows a smaller crop in 2019. Anticipated lower production and inventory levels favor higher prices.”
Perry added they anticipate profitable returns to onion producers in the coming year.
“Wet weather in February and March provided ample water for the 2019 growing season, but delayed planting,” Perry said.
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