Storage

Best practice potato storage advice from University of Idaho researchers

Optimal storage practices start in the field and can hinge on a variety of factors and conditions, both with the tubers and inside their storage envir... more »

Potato sprout control in storage a changing landscape

Growing a healthy potato crop and proper loading into storages present only the initial steps to ensure a steady, uninterrupted supply of potatoes thr... more »

More varieties create new challenges for seed growers

In the past few years, growers of seed potatoes in the Netherlands have been investing in new grading techniques, and in doing so, they have demonstra... more »

Van Doren Sales acquires data firm Agjet

Produce handling firm Van Doren Sales (VDS) had announced the acquisition of Agjet. This strategic move brings together the VDS current offering of... more »

Vive Crop Protection fungicide receives rare distinction from McCain Foods

Potato processing giant McCain Foods USA included Xyler FC, a metalaxyl-based fungicide from Vive Crop Protection, in its contracts with Columbia Basi... more »

1,4SIGHT®: Biocontrol for Reduced Bruising

{Sponsored} The storage season offers a plethora of potential challenges for potato growers. These challenges can include shrink, sprouting, bruising... more »

Inside the Potato Industry: Storage

This survey is sponsored by Hansen-Rice. The questions and results were written and compiled by Spudman. More Spudman surveys can be found here... more »

GroupAg Forte Humidifiers

Idaho-based GroupAg now offering Forte Humidifiers

GroupAg, based in Rexburg, Idaho, is now offering Forte Humidifiers and misters to service the potato industry. The units have been designed to produc... more »

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P-Pod system could advance storage monitoring of potatoes

For both fresh and processed potato sectors the industry relies on storage for several months. Losses during storage are high, with estimated storage ... more »

potato bruise

Minimizing early weight loss key in limiting potato pressure bruise

Pressure bruise is a major defect and source of economic losses in potatoes for all market classes. In bulk storage, potato tubers are subjecte... more »


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