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Are you making these harvest mistakes? Why your blade matters

No matter how high-tech potato harvesters and windrowers become, they’ll always depend on one seemingly low-tech component — the digging blade. But, don’t make...

Air-Cup seeders offer front-of-season savings and end-of-season premiums

Considering a new or new-to-you potato planter?Here’s the pros and cons for the most common styles available today:Pick PlantersThe oldest form of potato planting...

Successful Farmers Know “An Ounce of Prevention…”

Functional, well-maintained equipment can make the difference between farming success and enormously costly misses, breakdowns and losses. In the more than 35 years I’ve...

Want More Productivity for Less Cost? Get Mobile

As farmers know better than most, necessity really is the mother of invention. For years, farmers have jimmy-rigged and retrofitted mobility onto non-mobile potato...

Is Transporting Tare Picking your Pocket?

Ask any potato producer where rocks belong and they’ll vehemently tell you: “Not in my field.” While that’s true, they also don’t belong in...

Show Your Harvester Some Love

It’s been a tough harvest for many North American potato farmers. In my neck of the woods (northern North Dakota), August’s drought turned into...

Spud Cleaning 101

Prepping your potatoes for storage depends on smart harvesting and effective cleaning. Everyone knows digging too warm, too cold and too wet are all...

From Potato Spinners to Touchscreens

With the technology available today, it’s hard to imagine that potato harvesting has ever been anything but efficient. But consider this: humans have cultivated...

10 Quick Ways to Protect Your Investment

There’s nothing worse than seeing the crop you’ve invested all season growing get bruised, nicked or otherwise compromised during harvest. The good news is...

So, You Think You’re Up On Today’s Harvest Technology?

If you’ve been in the potato business for any time at all, you probably have an excellent understanding of your own harvesting equipment. However,...

Are you making these harvest mistakes? Why your blade matters

No matter how high-tech potato harvesters and windrowers become, they’ll always depend on one seemingly low-tech component — the digging blade. But, don’t make...

Air-Cup seeders offer front-of-season savings and end-of-season premiums

Considering a new or new-to-you potato planter?Here’s the pros and cons for the most common styles available today:Pick PlantersThe oldest form of potato planting...

Successful Farmers Know “An Ounce of Prevention…”

Functional, well-maintained equipment can make the difference between farming success and enormously costly misses, breakdowns and losses. In the more than 35 years I’ve...

Want More Productivity for Less Cost? Get Mobile

As farmers know better than most, necessity really is the mother of invention. For years, farmers have jimmy-rigged and retrofitted mobility onto non-mobile potato...

Is Transporting Tare Picking your Pocket?

Ask any potato producer where rocks belong and they’ll vehemently tell you: “Not in my field.” While that’s true, they also don’t belong in...

Show Your Harvester Some Love

It’s been a tough harvest for many North American potato farmers. In my neck of the woods (northern North Dakota), August’s drought turned into...

Spud Cleaning 101

Prepping your potatoes for storage depends on smart harvesting and effective cleaning. Everyone knows digging too warm, too cold and too wet are all...

From Potato Spinners to Touchscreens

With the technology available today, it’s hard to imagine that potato harvesting has ever been anything but efficient. But consider this: humans have cultivated...

10 Quick Ways to Protect Your Investment

There’s nothing worse than seeing the crop you’ve invested all season growing get bruised, nicked or otherwise compromised during harvest. The good news is...

So, You Think You’re Up On Today’s Harvest Technology?

If you’ve been in the potato business for any time at all, you probably have an excellent understanding of your own harvesting equipment. However,...

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