FROM POTATOES TO CHIPS - Michigan Potatoes

Potatoes are Michigan’s leading produce commodity, generating $178.7 million in farm gate sales in 2016 and nearly 2 billion pounds of potatoes harvested from as far south as Monroe County to as far north as Iron County in the Upper Peninsula. Michigan is the nation’s leading producer of potatoes for potato chip processing. Montcalm is the largest potato production county in Michigan.*