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Potatoes: Organic Production and Marketing



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By Rex Dufour, Tammy Hinman and Jeff Schahczenski

Published: 2009

Updated: 2009

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IP337

36 pages


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Introduction

This publication outlines approaches to organic and sustainable potato production. Practices include fertility and nutrient management; organic and biorational pest management for insects, diseases and weeds; and storage and marketing.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Section I
Organic production overview
Fertility and nutrient management

Organic matter
Rotations

Section II
Weed management
Nematode management
Disease management
Insect management

Section III
Harvesting

Profile of organic potato grower: Ivy Donovan

Storage
Economics and marketing of organic potato production

Profile of organic potato grower: Gene Thiel
Profile of organic potato grower: Mike Heath
References
Further resources

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