ASB Notice

North American Potatoes Release Rescheduled
Issued January 18, 2012 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. For more information contact Lance Honig at (202) 720-2127 or

The Agricultural Statistics Board has rescheduled tomorrow’s anticipated 3:00 p.m. release of the North American Potatoes.  The new release date is Monday, January 23, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. EST. This publication is the result of a joint effort by NASS and Statistics Canada to provide producers with additional information about potato production in North America.  The release includes area planted and harvested, yield, production, utilized production, market year average price, and value of sales for both countries, combining U.S. fall potatoes only and Canada all potatoes.


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