Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day Reveals Advanced Lines, Improved Techniques Oct 8, 2021

🕔Oct 8, 2021
The LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station recently shared its 2021 field day video presentations. “We’re excited about the research and extension programs, many of which focus on foundation seed […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Busy Tropical Season Causes Problems for Farmers Oct 27, 2020

🕔Oct 27, 2020
As Louisiana sweet potato farmers near the finish line in this year’s harvest, a clearer picture is emerging of how much damage was wrought by heavy rains that were dumped […]

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Growers Face Challenges Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
This year’s sweet potato harvest is ramping up, and initial reports from the field indicate an average yield for 2020. The variability in expected yield from field to field can […]

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: 2019 Crop Should Be Good Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019
Spring rains created two sweet potato crops in Mississippi, and the later-planted crop is shaping up to be better than the first as harvests get underway. The U.S. Department of […]

Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Delhi, Aug 22 Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019
The annual LSU AgCenter sweet potato field day is set for Aug. 22 at Black Gold Farms headquarters at 2305 La. Highway 17 in Delhi. “This field day offers a […]

Mississippi Sweet Potato: Layby Considerations, Weed and Pest Control – Podcast Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
Extension sweet potato specialist Stephen Meyers discusses considerations for layby fertilizer, weed control, and insect control. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/MSCP_SweetPotato062719.mp3

Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 16 Jul 31, 2018

🕔Jul 31, 2018
The 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, 2018

🕔Jul 16, 2018
Dr. 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, 2018

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

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Layby Treatments, Heat-Induced Stem Girdling – Podcast Jun 21, 2018

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

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