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  • Healthy Soil Makes for Healthy Potatoes

    Healthy soil is essential to growing healthy potatoes, but when soil-borne diseases like Rhizoctonia are present, crop production can be hampered. According to a recent Potato Grower article, Rhizoctonia can cause losses nearing 30% of marketable yield. Rhizoctonia can persist in soil, causing brown lesions to form on potatoes at or below the soil line and impeding vascular function in roots. Preventing this disease helps growers produce higher quality tubers and higher yields. Testing soil…

This agronomic image shows a seed planter
This agronomic photo shows potatoes.
This agronomic image shows corn seed.
This agronomic photo shows the weed wild oats.