Potato Storage

One the the most important aspects of the potato industry is potato storage. If you want to learn the most advanced ways to improve storage quality, read the following articles for the most recent potato storage industry news.

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October 10, 2014
Potato Harvesting, Potato Storage

Controlling Black Leg in Lamoka

David Fairbourn
Growers of Lamoka have seen a higher than normal incidence of blackleg in their fields this summer. It is not completely clear why the incidence is higher than in previous years; however, it is something every grower should be aware of and manage accordin
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October 07, 2014
Potato Storage

Webinar Discusses Postharvest Phosphorus

Vicky Boyd
With potato harvest winding down in many regions, growers have changed their focus to postharvest tuber management and storage.
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June 18, 2014
Potato Storage

Webcast: Factors Causing Sugar Ends in Potatoes

Whether you call them glassy ends, translucent ends, dark ends, jelly ends or something even less flattering, sugar ends are a significant issue.
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April 22, 2014
Potato Storage

USDA Releases Potato Stock Report

Andy Nelson
About 112 million cwt. of potatoes had yet to ship from the top 13 U.S. spud-producing states as of April 1, 3 percent fewer than two years ago.
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April 16, 2014
Potato Equipment, Potato Harvesting, Potato Storage, Seed Potatoes

Grower Goes on Offensive Against Ring Rot

John O'Connell, Capital Press
A southeast Idaho potato grower changes his farming practices after dealing with bacterial ring rot.
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April 13, 2014
Potato Storage, Seed Potatoes

ISDA Enacts Temporary Ring Rot Rules

John O'Connell, Capital Press
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has implemented temporary rules governing bacterial ring rot in potatoes.
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February 24, 2014
New Products, Potato Storage

Potato Bruising Thwarted by New Machine: The EZ Down displayed at expo in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

A potato grower and two of his employees from Orwell Cove, Prince Edward Island, are banking on a new piece of equipment they’ve designed to stop the food from bruising.
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January 15, 2014
New Products, Potato Storage

New Sprout Control Improves Quality of Storage Potatoes

Vicky Boyd
SAN ANTONIO - With not yet a full season under their belts, applicators are continuing to learn about the nuances of a new chemical that literally burns the eyes off sprouted storage potatoes.
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January 10, 2014
New Products, Potato Harvesting, Potato Storage

Simplot Touts Benefits of GMO Potato

Simplot has developed potato varieties through biotechnology and has petitioned USDA for deregulation of the new varieties. The company is working on developing varieties with other desirable traits such as disease resistance and enhanced nutrition.
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January 02, 2014
Potato Storage

Oregon Grower Giving Away Potatoes

Joseph Ditzler, Bend Bulletin
TERREBONNE, Ore. - The once neat rows of stacked cardboard bins are jumbled and sagging now in the storage cellar at Rainshadow Organics off Lower Bridge Way in Terrebone, Ore.
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