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Sweet Potato Weeds

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Controlling weeds in sweet potatoes and many crops is so important because they compete for nutrients, sunlight and water that can make sweet potato plants grow, …

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Potato Power

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This month, for our crop focus, we decided to give attention to one of the our planet’s top vegetables: potatoes. Of course, in this issue, we’ll …

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Long Acres Potato Farms: How to Have a Future in Potato Production

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The faint of heart should probably avoid the potato business. That’s the frank advice of Bryan Beck, co-owner with his father, Clarence, of the 3,100-acre Long …

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Spud Detail: Potato Growing Strategy

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When most consumers think about potatoes, they immediately think, “Idaho, home of the potato!” There is truth to the state’s catchy slogan – Idaho farmers, on …

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Sweet Potato Varieties: Something Old, Something New

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New sweet potato varieties will vie in the marketplace with heirloom varieties as producers seek profits in an ever-evolving market. Read about: Exploring the Versatility of Growing …