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Marketing the commercial crop of early potatoes

J. W. Park

Marketing the commercial crop of early potatoes

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Potatoes,
  • Marketing

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.W. Park
    SeriesCircular / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 149, Circular (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 149.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25513731M
    OCLC/WorldCa16668889

    The Irish potato situation is also discussed in the chapter on "Specialties - Early Potatoes." The mild climatic conditions make the production of a crop of very early potatoes - and a later crop - possible, and furnish opportunities for the marketing of an "out-of-season" product at a high price. Irish potatoes contain 2 percent protein and 18 percent starch. They are an inexpensive source of carbohydrates and, when prepared properly, provide good amounts of vitamins and minerals. Irish potatoes are a cool-season crop; they grow best in early spring and late fall when the days are warm and the nights are cool. The marketing season for fall potatoes begins in July (for areas of early harvest) and continues through June of the following year. Unlike most produce crops, which are perishable, potatoes are well-suited for long-term storage in climate-controlled rooms or containers.


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Marketing the early-potato crop. [George B Fiske; Paul Froehlich] -- The early-potato crop must be grown quickly, harvested promptly, and sold at once. A good return to the producer depends upon reaching the market early, markets for such crops change rapidly and vary. World patterns and trends in potato production and use; The potato crop and its physical environment; The socioeconomic environment: Levels Marketing the commercial crop of early potatoes book development and public policies; Supply, demand, and marketing; Potato nutrition and consuption; Potato production systems; Research priorities and potato programs; Impact of potato programs; Summing up.

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Potato is a cool-season crop and is grown through the spring months and harvested in early summer in Oklahoma.

Fall potato production usually results in poor plant stands and low production due to high soil temperatures at planting and during early crop development. First early potatoes should be planted from the end of February to late May.

They'll be ready to harvest in about 10 weeks from the planting date. It's a good idea to 'chit' these varieties before planting - this produces long shoots from which the plants will grow.

PART I: DEFINITION AND IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY SEED TUBER 1. Background. Potato is one of the major food crops of Nepal. The average productivity of potato tuber in Nepal is metric ton/hectors in /72 B.S.

(Agriculture diary, B.S.), which is far behind from the productivity of other developed Size: 2MB. "The Storage and Marketing of Sweet Potatoes," by Mr.

Beattie, Assistant Horticulturist, and recommend that it be published as a Farmers' Bulletin. The increased demand for sweet potatoes during the late winter and early spring months has given rise to numerous inquiries regard­ ing the best methods of storing and marketing the crop.

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Potatoes can be planted very early in the gardening season—as you soon as the frost is out of the soil and you are able to work the soil. Folklore offers many “best days” for planting potatoes: Old-timers in New England planted their potato crops.

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Tomato farming is much successful crop over the other fruits and vegetable crops with sharp and instant income. Use our easy checklists below to help determine the best seed potatoes for your needs - whether that's a crispy roast potato for Sunday lunch, a new potato dripping in warm butter, or a large bowl of creamy mash.

Simply work through the steps below, take a look at our potato varieties chart and find the best potatoes for you to grow at home. Commercial Potato Production Guide Ajay Nair, Donald Lewis, Vince Lawson, Laura Jesse Iles, Lina Rodriguez-Salamanca.

Potatoes are the world’s most important vegetable crop and have been grown in the United States since the early s. This publication discusses the many different types of potato and their characteristics, recommended.

Markets And Marketing. Part 3. although it is true that new potatoes begin to arrive as early as September 1st. It is, however, possible to secure new potatoes in Chicago the year round.

As is true of all crops that make food for the human race, the ultimate future of the potato crop for the intelligent grower is certainly very bright.

Looking after the crop (Stages 2 & 3) Looking after the crop (Stage 4) Harvesting and marketing How to get ready for planting, prepare the seed and plant. THE CROP Growing 3 Things to do from planting to just before tuber initiation.

13 20 28 This section is our recipe for growing and marketing a commercial crop of potatoes for the fresh Size: 1MB. Early- and summer-harvested potatoes usually are not held in long-term storage. However, about 75% of the fall potato crop is usually stored in farm or commercial warehouses.

Tablestock in storage requires a temperature of 45 F (7 C), when a sprout inhibitor is used. Potato Varieties of Historical Interest in Ireland Potato Varieties of Historical Interest in Ireland. thousands of potato varieties. This book is a further contribution to our knowledge on potato varieties.

Although the varieties contained in the following pages are origin and no commercial value. He also mentioned that the name BeautiesFile Size: 1MB. potatoes more prone to injury, shrinkage, and water loss. Some potato crops are harvested while immature, which increases susceptibility to bruising.

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If you love new potatoes during the summer, consider an early variety. Usually later maturing varieties store better.

Also consider how you'll use the potatoes--and of course, choose your flavor favorites. Introduction Potato Types and Uses. The potato is native to the Andean region of South Potato varieties vary according to shape, flesh color America and was first cultivated in the United States and skin appearance.,They are classified according to when it was brought from Ireland in File Size: 1MB.

Potatoes are grown from specially produced "seed potatoes" and not from actual seeds. Government regulations regarding the production of seed potatoes for sale in South Africa are very strict.

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To keep the chapter as brief as possible and easy to early September early July – late October Crop cycle Depending on the variety and the time of year that it is planted, a sweet File Size: 1MB. Only sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas) are grown in the U.S.; yams (Dioscorea spp.) are grown in the Caribbean and many other tropical areas.

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However, there is little or no com- mercial cultivation of it anywhere else.9 Of all the traditional potatoes of the Andes, andigena (usually pronounced. Visit the National Potato Promotion Board's website > Organic Assessment Exemption R&P programs allow persons that produce, handle, market, process, manufacture, feed or import “organic” and “ percent organic” products to be exempt from paying assessments regardless of whether they are a “split” operation.

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The goal is to select improved potato varieties to meet the production and marketing needs of the potato industry in the eastern United States. One new french fry processing variety and several new chipping varieties are nearing commercial release and should enhance eastern potato production.

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Commercial growers plant potatoes as a row crop using seed tubers, young plants or microtubers and may mound the entire row. Seed potato crops are rogued in some countries to eliminate diseased plants or those of a different variety from the seed crop. Potatoes are sensitive to heavy frosts, which damage them in the ground.

Even cold weather Clade: Tracheophytes. Commercial tomato production handbook. High-value vegetable crops such as bell pepper (Capsicum annuum) are heavily fertilized by growers who seek to maximize yields.

fall potato. Tomatoes are the second most consumed vegetable in the U.S, behind potatoes. Infresh market and processed consumption was pounds and pounds per capita, respectively. The U.S. tomato processing industry, comprised primarily of tomato pastes, sauces and canned tomato products, is distinctly separate from the fresh-market industry.

The costs and returns for potatoes change from year to year as the cost of inputs and market prices fluctuate. The total cost of producing and marketing Texas potatoes for fresh market ranges from $1, to $2, / acre at current yields. Harvesting and marketing costs per acre vary with yield.

The present varieties are included in the Victorian Certified Seed Potato scheme, and descriptions of each are set out in this Agriculture Note. Origin: Sequoia was introduced from the U.S.A. and was released in It was the result of a cross between Katahdin and Green Mountain. Maturity: Late, capable of growing periods longer than days.

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[26]. Both ebook and onions benefit from year-round ebook, despite the fact September through April are the main shipping months for fall crops. “Between 80 and 90 percent of potatoes are grown and stored for the winter from Washington State to Maine, Idaho, Minnesota and New York,” says Kreis of the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association.