Washington, Oregon Potato Stocks Report Year-Over-Year Increase
According to NASS, the Northwest potato stocks as of June 1st topped out at 37.7 million hundredweight. In Washington, the stocks totaled 13 million hundredweight, while Oregon’s stock came in a 3.7 million hundredweight. Stocks for both Washington and Oregon increased from 2016 figures, while Idaho’s numbers decreased slightly.
Nationally, potato stocks totaled 55.5 hundredweight at the start of the month, up 8% from this time last year.
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