Canadian Potato Production 2017
Source: Statistics Canada Cansim Table 001-0014 (000cwt) Nov 28 2017
Canadian Production in 2017 is estimated to be up +0.4% (396 thousand hundred weight) over 2016
Yields are above last year: 309.4 cwt./acre compared to 308.1 cwt./acre in 2016.
Ontario has the largest percentage increase of +18.6%, however this is a return to normal following a drought.
Out of the major producing provinces, PEI has the largest decrease of 2,000,000 cwt. created by a, dry season.