A pile of potatoes in storage

Searching for sprouting solutions

Chlorpropham has been used for decades to inhibit postharvest potato sprouting. But with a major potato storage company moving its manufacturing of th... more »

Tracing the potato’s path

True innovation solves a problem, and Soiltech Wireless was born from common issues potato growers faced regarding affordable ways to monito... more »

Free webinar available on how to manage weight loss in storage

Three informative potato-focused webinars are now available to be watched for free through Spudman's website. The three webinars, which comprised S... more »

Sustainability alliance, weight loss in storage among SpudWeek webinar series topics

SpudWeek — a free three-day webinar series on potato-related topics — is coming the last week of June. Launched in 2021, SpudWeek is compri... more »

New dual-mode, postharvest fungicide from Syngenta now available

Potato growers facing postharvest diseases now have a new option for protection during storage. Archive fungicide from Syngenta preserves potato quali... more »

Decco launches new postharvest potato treatment

UPL Limited's Decco U.S. Post-Harvest affiliate launched a new treatment for potatoes in early January 2022. Decco DMN Aerosol, now EPA-registered,... more »

Right conveyor belt can be key in potato storing process

It’s no secret that potatoes are a fickle crop. Temperature and weather sensitivity, combined with a short harvest and storage window, makes a smoot... more »

A look at financing options for potato storage structures

The retail potato market remains hot, according to a recent news release from Potatoes USA, based on its annual sales and utilization study on potato ... more »

Cost of keeping potatoes cool in storage going up due to rising temps

Five years ago, Ruth and Nick Ploeg invested in a new chiller, as they found they were storing potatoes well later and later each year. The chiller pr... more »

Exeter reaches deal to distribute Key’s Oculus digital potato sorter

Key Technology and Exeter Engineering have announced the formation of a sales and service partnership in North America. Under the terms of the agreeme... more »

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