Wisconsin Ag News Headlines
More Potato Acreage Being Planted in 2011
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 07/14/2011
There are a few more spuds being planted in Wisconsin farm fields this year.
The state's agriculture department announced that farmers expect to harvest 62,000 acres of potatoes from 63,000 planted acres this year.
In 2010, about 61,500 acres of potatoes were harvested, with an average yield of 395 hundredweight per acre.
Nationally, potato growers plan to harvest 1.07 million acres in 2011, up six percent from last year. The U.S. potato yield for 2010 was 395 cwt. with a total production of 397 million cwt.
Send this article to a friend
Other Wisconsin Headlines
State Fair Workers to Lose Pay Raises After Frenette's Firing
Former Rural Legislator, Pink Van Gorden, Passes
Time to Make Hay in Wisconsin
State Egg Production Continues to Improve
Steger Chosen as WHA Summer Intern
Foremost Farms Ag Education Scholarships Awarded
Cropp: Class III Milk Price Approaching 2009 Levels
Copyright © 2016 - USAgNet.com. All Rights Reserved.