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Louisiana Sweet Potato Harvest Off to Late Start

Louisiana Sweet Potato Harvest Off to Late Start

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Oct 11, 2017

After a challenging growing season, Louisiana farmers are harvesting sweet potatoes, but the crop is somewhat delayed in areas. Development of this year’s crop has been slow for some growers, said Tara Smith, resident coordinator at the LSU AgCenter Sweet

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Louisiana: Sweet Potato Producers See Weather-Related Losses

Louisiana: Sweet Potato Producers See Weather-Related Losses

👤By Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter 🕔Oct 25, 2016

Louisiana sweet potato growers are experiencing a tough harvest period following record rains that hit the state in August. In north Louisiana, many growers took a double hit from wet weather, first in March and again in August, said Myrl

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Louisiana: Sweet Potato Producers See Weather-Related Losses

👤By Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter 🕔Oct 25, 2016

Louisiana sweet potato growers are experiencing a tough harvest period following record rains that hit the state in August. In north Louisiana, many growers took a double hit from wet weather, first in March and again in August, said Myrl

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Mississippi: Sweet Potato Harvest Yields Mixed Baskets

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Harvest Yields Mixed Baskets

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 26, 2016

After two challenging years in Mississippi sweet potato fields, farmers are hoping for a problem-free harvest over the next few weeks. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist based at the Mississippi State University Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station, said growers

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