This is the year that potato farmers must get it right," says Merrill Hanny, a 56-year-old third generation fresh market potato farmer as he sits in his home office at Merrill Hanny Farms east of Shel... more
Rhizoctonia solani, more commonly known as black scurf, is a common fungus that attacks potatoes in the early season of their development. The pathogen is present in all potato growing areas.The fungu... more
As I write this column in early February, I look out my window and see that the slight snowstorm from two days ago has melted away. That's the way this entire winter has been here in Idaho and through... more
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