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Potato Economics

May 2012

By Joe Guenthner
Professor, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
University of Idaho
Phone: 208-885-6056

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This presentation will help growers and other potato industry people understand the economics of potato production, consumption and markets. The first of two presentations to deal with this topic, it lays a foundation of economic principles that apply to potato markets. Viewers will learn about domestic and international issues that can affect the profitability of potato growing, packing, processing and marketing.

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