Harvesting

Harvest update: Rain slowing progress in key potato-growing regions

A wet spring hindered potato planting efforts around the U.S. The harvest season is turning out to be quite wet, as well. In Wisconsin, near-re... more »

TOMRA introducing new 3A potato sorter

TOMRA Food has introduced the TOMRA 3A sensor-based sorting machine for freshly harvested root crops, offering potato growers increased sorting capabi... more »

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Late-summer potato crop progress reports from around the U.S.

Harvest 2019 is right around the corner for the major potato-producing regions in the northern United States. Here are a few reports from around the c... more »

Total potato acres planted up slightly in 2019

Total acres planted in the U.S. for potatoes in 2019 thus far is an estimated 967,500, a slight increase from last year. The estimate is from the USDA... more »

Timing is key for weed control between potato planting, row closure

From potato planting to row closure is a busy time for growers. It’s also a busy time for weeds. Getting the herbicides on at the right time and lin... more »

Key Technology introduces new software package for VERYX digital sorters

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduced its enhanced FMAlert software for VERYX digital sorters. FMAlert... more »

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2018 Seed Potato Crop Report: Eastern, Central United States

Growing a successful seed potato crop means navigating two major variables: weather and disease/pest pressure. For the most part, growers were able to... more »

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2018 Seed Potato Crop Report: Western United States

Growing a successful seed potato crop means navigating two major variables: weather and disease/pest pressure. For the most part, growers were able to... more »

Snow may have saved Red River Valley crop

The Red River Valley received 6 to 17 inches of snow on Oct. 10 followed by temperatures that dipped to as low as 9 degrees in Grand Forks the followi... more »

Dewulf debuting RA3060 ‘Essential’ in lieu of 30th anniversary

Dewulf, full-liner in agricultural machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, launches the RA3060 Essential, a standard configuration of... more »


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