Potato prices as affected by demand and yearly production

  title={Potato prices as affected by demand and yearly production},
  author={Alexander D. Pavlista and Dillon M. Feuz},
  journal={American Journal of Potato Research},
With increased potato production in the past decade, actual price for potatoes given to growers has changed little, which means that inflation-adjusted price has decreased. Since production is the result of acres harvested and yield per acre, these two parameters to price are key to understanding price fluctuation. To quantify the relation between potato price and production, acreage and yield, NASS data from 1980 to 2002 were analyzed using linear regressions. Pricing and production showed an… CONTINUE READING