Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 16

🕔Jul 31, 2018The LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station near Chase will showcase the latest research and demonstration plots at a field day on Aug. 16. “The annual field day features the latest sweet potato […]

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Weak Growth, Vigor Issues – Podcast

🕔Jul 16, 2018Dr. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist, discusses troubleshooting a lack of sweet potato crop vigor. Recorded July 13

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Storage Root Initiation – Podcast

🕔Jul 2, 2018Dr. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist, discusses sweet potato storage root initiation.

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Layby Treatments, Heat-Induced Stem Girdling – Podcast

🕔Jun 21, 2018Dr. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist, gives the latest update on the sweet potato crop in Mississippi. He also discusses heat-induced stem girdling.

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Meeting Shows Export Options

🕔Feb 23, 2018Sweet potato growers in Mississippi have been part of a growing industry in recent years, but they can do even better if they capitalize on export options. That was the […]

Mississippi: Winter Sweetpotato Production Meeting, Pittsboro, Feb. 23

🕔Feb 5, 2018Make plans to attend the 2018 Winter Sweetpotato Production Meeting at the Calhoun County Extension Office in Pittsboro, MS on Friday, February 23rd.

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, […]

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Domestic Demand Stabilizes

🕔Oct 6, 2017Mississippi producers are growing 28,100 acres of sweet potatoes this year, but not one of those is below the northern third of the state. What keeps growers in south Mississippi […]

North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Alert Issued on Emergent Nematode

🕔May 24, 2017This month Dr. Weimin Ye, nematode assay section chief at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) issued an alert warning sweetpotato growers about an emergent nematode that could […]

Louisiana: Sweet Potato Farmers Hear Updates on Industry, Research

🕔Jan 23, 2017The Louisiana 2016 sweet potato harvest, which was delayed by flooding rains in August, yielded 35 percent fewer bushels than the year before, farmers were told on Jan. 18 at […]

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