19 March 2021
US acreage decreases
THE United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released its report on the number of potato acres planted in 2020.
Potato growers planted only 921,000 acres in 2020, more than 47,000 acres fewer than in 2019 and 105,000 acres fewer than in 2018.
It’s the lowest number of acres recorded by USDA in at least 100 years.