Canadian potato production: June 2017
Potato farmers planted 344,884 acres (139 571 hectares) of potatoes in 2017, down 0.6 per cent from 2016, continuing the overall downward trend of the past 13 years. Seeded area decreased in every province except Quebec, Ontario and Alberta.
Prince Edward Island accounted for 26 per cent of total potato planted area in 2017, while Manitoba accounted for 19 per cent.
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