Russet

Looking for the ideal baked potato? Then look to the Wisconsin Russet potato. The high starch content and dry, mealy texture of this brown potato make for a light and fluffy baked potato, creamy mashed potatoes and a crispy, yet tender, French fry. Better yet, Wisconsin russet potatoes are available year-round.

  • Norkotah

    • Usage: With a low specific gravity (average 1.065), medium to high sugar content after storage at 45° F and strong flavor after storage, the Norkotah is great as an early direct delivery or stored for fresh market.
    • Tuber Appearance: Long and slightly flattened in appearance with medium russet skin and white flesh.
  • Goldrush

    • Usage: Fresh market potato with low to medium gravity that is great for baking, boiling, and processing.
    • Tuber Appearance: Oblong with russet skin and golden flesh.
  • Silverton

    • Usage: Fresh and processing markets.
    • Tuber Appearance: Long russet with white flesh and medium specific gravity.
  • Burbank

    • Usage: Direct delivery, stored for fresh market, or processing into french-fried or dehydrated product. Burbanks have a medium specific gravity and medium sugar content after storage at 45°.
    • Tuber Appearance: White fleshed potato with medium russet skin and long, slightly flattened appearance.
  • Century

    • Usage: Full season availability for fresh market. Good boiling and baking quality.
    • Tuber Appearance: Blocky to long shape with light russet skin and white flesh.
  • Frontier

    • Usage: Early direct delivery or stored for fresh market. Good for processing or dehydrated products, with medium specific gravity and medium sugar content after 45° F storage.
    • Tuber Appearance: Oblong with medium russet skin and white flesh.
  • Ranger

    • Usage: Direct delivery or stored fresh market potato with high specific gravity and medium sugar content after storage at 45° F. Works well for processing, french-fried or dehydrated product.
    • Tuber Appearance: Long, slightly flattened potato with white flesh and medium russet skin.
  • Shepody

    • Usage: Early direct delivery or stored for processing into french-fried product. Shepody potatoes have medium to low specific gravity (averaging 1.078) and high sugar content after storage at 45° F.
    • Tuber Appearance: This white-fleshed potato has buff or white skin and is long and flattened in appearance.