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Published June 14, 2012, 08:20 AM

Potato stocks down 18 percent in North Dakota

The Agriculture Department says growers, dealers and processors held 1.4 million hundredweight of potatoes in storage on June 1. Current stocks represent about 7 percent of production.

By: Associated Press,

FARGO — Potato stocks in North Dakota are down 18 percent from a year ago

The Agriculture Department says growers, dealers and processors held 1.4 million hundredweight of potatoes in storage on June 1. Current stocks represent about 7 percent of production.

Nationally, potato stocks on June 1 stood at 43.9 million hundredweight, up 6 percent over the year.


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