Table stock (fresh) shipments  accounted for about 107 million cwt. of that total.

About 1.05 million acres of potatoes were harvested in the U.S. in 2014, up slightly from 2013.

The average yield last season, 421 cwt. per acre, was 7 percent higher than in 2013.

While production was up in 2014, prices were lower. The value of the 2014 crop was about $3.66 billion, down 7% from 2013. The average price, $8.88 per cwt., was 87 cents lower than the price for spuds harvested in 2013.

Of the 442 million cwt. total, 404 million cwt. were harvested in the fall.