Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Delhi, Aug 22

🕔Jul 2, 2019The 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, 2019Extension 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, 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 […]

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