Southern Sweet Potatoes

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Southern Sweet Potatoes

Garber Farms expands acreage of purple sweet potato variety

Iota, La.-based Garber Farms is expanding its acreage of a new purple-skin and purple-flesh variety of sweet potato.

Sweet potatoes leading in export growth

Global sweet potato promotion is growing southern U.S. sweet potato exports.

Sweet potato growers expect supply comeback

After unfavorable weather conditions last fall, sweet potato yields dropped from 224 cwt. per acre in 2017 to 190 cwt. per acre in 2018. This season producers are looking forward to the new crop to bring better yields.