US potato stocks are down 4 percent from June 2019 for comparable states. Potato states held 67.0 million cwt in storage on June 1, 2020, down 4 percent from June 1, 2019 for comparable states.
Potatoes in storage accounted for 16 percent of the states' 2019 production compared with 17 percent for comparable states a year earlier.
The indicated potato disappearance, at 356 million cwt, was down 3 percent from the same period last year for comparable states. Season-to-date shrink and loss was reported as 24.3 million cwt. Processors in the eight major states used 187 million cwt of potatoes for the season, down 1 percent from June 2019.