Harvesting

Improving Seed Performance

To cut, or not to cut, that is the question facing many growers as they make their planting preparations. How you prepare and treat your seed stock at... more »

Vine Killing

Growers tend to build their own formula for good vine killing management from years of experience. Over that period of time they learn how factors suc... more »

State-of-the-art packing facility opens in southwest Michigan

White Pigeon, Mich., is home to fewer than 2,000 people, but the town in southwest Michigan now boasts a state-of-the-art potato packing facility. Fre... more »

Contracts can determine how much you pay for land

With commodity and specialty crop prices high and optimism for 2008 also high, landowners are looking to get a piece of those profits by turning to di... more »

Measuring for consistency can help manage tuber profile

Seeding rate is often measured by the number of trucks used; if X number of trucks have been used, Y number of acres should be seeded, and vice versa.... more »

General field practices can reduce risk of contamination

Beginning in July, any supplier to a USDA food or snack program will be required to pass a Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) audit with a score of 80 ... more »

Start Thinking About Harvest Now To Ensure a Bruise-Free Crop

Producers need to attend to numerous details during the growing season to raise a quality potato crop. It begins by properly working the soil followed... more »


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