StorageDisease Prevention

Disease Prevention

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...

Protecting Your Stored Investment

Managing storage temperature is an enormous step to ensuring top quality product. The vast majority of potato producers have a good to excellent understanding of...

Developing wireless sensor technologies to fight potato rot in storage facilities

In Idaho, potatoes are both a humble stereotype and a half-billion dollar crop. According to the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation, every spring farmers plant...

Simple and Effective Late Blight Detection

Spore traps alert growers to late blight pressure. Determining late blight presence and the resulting pressure on potato crops is an ongoing challenge. Usually, potato...

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...

Protecting Your Stored Investment

Managing storage temperature is an enormous step to ensuring top quality product. The vast majority of potato producers have a good to excellent understanding of...

Developing wireless sensor technologies to fight potato rot in storage facilities

In Idaho, potatoes are both a humble stereotype and a half-billion dollar crop. According to the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation, every spring farmers plant...

Simple and Effective Late Blight Detection

Spore traps alert growers to late blight pressure. Determining late blight presence and the resulting pressure on potato crops is an ongoing challenge. Usually, potato...