Sufficient supplies of Markon First Crop (MFC) Idaho Burbank and Norkotah Potatoes are available.
- Size is currently dominated by 80- through 100-count supplies; larger sizes (40- through 70-count stocks) are limited
- Quality is excellent for both varieties; pack-outs favor No. 1 quality, with limited No. 2 availability
- Norkotahs are expected to ship through late May
- After that, Burbanks will be the sole variety for the rest of the season
- Currently stocks are expected to remain available through mid- to late July
- New crop planting typically gets underway in mid-April
- Snow could delay plantings in some regions
- Growers hope to see spring-like weather in April in order to plant the crop by May
- Norkotah harvesting and packing would normally begin early to mid-August
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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