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UK: Protect potato crops from day one in storage

As wet weather proves challenging for potato lifting in some regions of the country, growers are being urged to consider management practises to prevent these conditions causing quality issues once crops go into storage. ?Persistent rain across the UK has caused water logging in some areas and there are concerns about how well tubers will store once lifted,? said Morley Benson, Certis? field sales manager. ?This year reports of scab, black leg and tuber blight are not uncommon and harvest delays are likely to increase this pressure.
10/23/2017

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US retail records growth for potatoes in August

USA total potato retail performance recorded growth in August 2017, according to Total Store Monthly Potato Report August 2017, by Potatoes USA. The dollars growth in the category Fresh Potatoes was mainly driven by ?other? (+41.3%), ?yellow? (+11.0%) and ?red? (+4.1%) potatoes. The yellow potatoes drove the majority of the volume growth, comparing to the same period a year ago.
10/23/2017

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