Report from Statistics Canada

Canadian potato production, October 2017

Potato production was 4.8 million tonnes in 2017, up 0.4% from 2016.

Prince Edward Island represented 22.3% of total potato production in 2017, followed by Manitoba (21.0%) and Alberta (19.4%).
Harvested area was stable at 342,217 acres in 2017.

The average yield increased 0.4% to 309.4 hundredweight per harvested acre, with Alberta having the highest average yield of 390.7 hundredweight per acre.

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