Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Harvest Progresses, Yields ‘Fair’

🕔Oct 12, 2018Mississippi sweet potato fields that missed needed rains in June and July are experiencing favorable harvest conditions in October. Jamie Earp, president of the Mississippi Sweet Potato Council, said yields […]

Louisiana Sweet Potato Harvest Off to Late Start

🕔Oct 11, 2017After 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, […]

Louisiana: Sweet Potato Producers See Weather-Related Losses

🕔Oct 25, 2016Louisiana 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 […]

Louisiana: Sweet Potato Producers See Weather-Related Losses

🕔Oct 25, 2016Louisiana 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 […]

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Harvest Yields Mixed Baskets

🕔Sep 26, 2016After 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 […]

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