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June 28, 2023

Markon First Crop (MFC) Idaho Potatoes will remain are available through mid-August.  

Storage Crop

  • Idaho
    • MFC Burbank Potatoes are the sole variety shipping out East Idaho; MFC Norkotah Potatoes are available in the southern part of Idaho
    • Supplies will run through mid- to late August
  • Washington
    • MFC Norkotah Potatoes will continue to ship from storage
    • Supplies will begin to run out in mid-July
  • Size profile is dominated by small potatoes (80- to 100-count stocks); large sizes (40- to 70-count supplies) are tighter
    • Quality remains excellent; pack-outs favor No. 1 quality, with limited No. 2 availability
    • Overall demand is moderate; prices are steady

New Crop 

  • Idaho
    • Norkotah harvesting will begin in the western part of the state by early August
    • Harvests in the southern and eastern parts of Idaho will start in mid- to late August
    • New crop Burbanks will enter the market in late September/early October
  • Washington:
    • Norkotah production will start in late July

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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