IDAHO POTATO GROWERS SUCCESSFULLY HARVEST DESPITE LATE START

Published online: Nov 17, 2011 Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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Idaho potato growers who harvested later than normal because of a prolonged spring got their crops in without any significant damage before colder weather set in, though they had to push the envelope in some cases.

There have been some reports of minor frost damage and a stretch of heavy rain in October, which made things challenging, but moderate fall temperatures enabled most farmers to complete their harvest without too much trouble.

SOURCE: Capital Press

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