Utah Potato Production
Though not as famous as neighboring Idaho, potato production in Utah provides profitable opportunities for many farmers. Potatoes prefer a sunny location, long growing season, and fertile, well-drained soil for best yields. Growing seed potatoes requires a lot of capital investment. Large operations in Utah, are automated and done by machine. Specially built cellars are outfitted so that cold air can ventilate throughout the compartments through the floor to keeping potato piles at 38 degrees.