Tag Archives: Potatoes

Chieftain Potatoes Harvested.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RUDKB 15 September 2010 Chieftain Potatoes Harvested. Chieftain is the king of the six types that I grow. The largest tuber was two pounds, and it was not hollow in the center. The tubers are prolific and very large.

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Alaska Sweetheart Potatoes Harvested

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MNCMQ 15 September 2010 Alaska Sweetheart Potatoes Harvested The tubers are small and the yield of 17 pounds from seven plants is low, but may be typical, but the potatoes are excellent quality, and are utilized whole as small potatoes. … Continue reading

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Agria Potatoes Harvested

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ATRDM 15 September 2010 Agria Potatoes Harvested Potatoes were harvest for Winter storage. This depicts the Agria, which is a fine quality potato. There was no damage with any of the potatoes and very few were discarded. They will be … Continue reading

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Russian Blue Potatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FBQWE 11 September 2010 Russian Blue Potatoes. Ten plants were grown and the average weight was 3.2 lbs per plant. The smallest yield was 2 lbs and the largest 5 pounds per plant. From previous years three pounds per plant … Continue reading

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Yukon Gold Potatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BKWAI 11 September 2010 Yukon Gold Test Box Potatoes Yukon Gold Potatoes were harvested today. A total weight of 23.5 pounds was harvested from the 4 by 4 foot test area. The quality is excellent. Another plant could probably be … Continue reading

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Viking Potato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XKLUS 15 July 2010 Viking Potato One Viking potato plant was dug long before the tops have started to die off, meaning long before maturity. The potatoes were perfect and the weight was 2.5 pounds. From previous experience I would … Continue reading

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Planting Potatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CMERX 2 May 2010 Planting Potatoes A kilogram of five varieties were selected. Five rows, about eight inches deep, and two feet between rows, was dug, and the tubers separated about a foot apart and lightly covered. The row length … Continue reading

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How a Potato Plant Grows

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZELNG 21 August 2009 How a Potato Plant Grows Potato growing test box was opened today. The pictures literally speak for themselves. Clearly there is no advantage in carrying out excessive hilling when growing potatoes. The purpose of hlling is … Continue reading

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