Storage Disease Prevention

Disease Prevention

What To Do When Frost Hits

Tips for making the best of a difficult situation.When a pre-harvest hard frost hits — a temperature of -2.22 C or below — growers...

The Long Haul: Attaining Your Storage Goals

Three potato experts share some tips on how to achieve storage success.Peter VanderZaag, co-owner of Sunrise Potato Storage Ltd. in Alliston, Ont. and a...

Preventing Bruise in Potatoes

From general tips to variety-specific recommendations, these experts deliver the goods on mitigating bruise.Meeting the demands of processors and buyers in terms of quality...

2019 Successful Harvest Checklist for the Storage Crop

Whoever said that “a potato storage is not a hospital” was absolutely right. Diseased or bruised tubers that are stored will not get better. Tubers...

Managing Weight Loss in Storage

By now, potatoes in most of the U.S. and parts of Canada have been in storage one to two months. The crop is at...

Potato Storage: Keeping an Eye on the Prize

The case could be made that caring for potatoes and for children have a lot in common: Let your guard down for a minute...

What To Do When Frost Hits

Tips for making the best of a difficult situation.When a pre-harvest hard frost hits — a temperature of -2.22 C or below — growers...

The Long Haul: Attaining Your Storage Goals

Three potato experts share some tips on how to achieve storage success.Peter VanderZaag, co-owner of Sunrise Potato Storage Ltd. in Alliston, Ont. and a...

Preventing Bruise in Potatoes

From general tips to variety-specific recommendations, these experts deliver the goods on mitigating bruise.Meeting the demands of processors and buyers in terms of quality...

2019 Successful Harvest Checklist for the Storage Crop

Whoever said that “a potato storage is not a hospital” was absolutely right. Diseased or bruised tubers that are stored will not get better. Tubers...

Managing Weight Loss in Storage

By now, potatoes in most of the U.S. and parts of Canada have been in storage one to two months. The crop is at...

Potato Storage: Keeping an Eye on the Prize

The case could be made that caring for potatoes and for children have a lot in common: Let your guard down for a minute...