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Potato growing in the irrigated districts of Washington

Harry J. Jensen

Potato growing in the irrigated districts of Washington

by Harry J. Jensen

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Published by State College of Washington, Agricultural Experiment Station in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Potatoes -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harry J. Jensen and O.M. Morris.
    SeriesBulletin / State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 246., Bulletin (State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 246.
    ContributionsMorris, O. M. 1874-1943.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17519026M
    OCLC/WorldCa19467056

    Irrigated Agriculture Lease No. A went to public auction on June 3, Successful bidder was Allied Potato Northwest, Inc. Irrigated Agriculture Lease No. A went to public auction on June 3, Successful bidder was Skagit Valley Farm, LLC. Irrigated Agriculture Lease No. went to public auction on Washington is the second highest potato-growing state behind Idaho. Oregon is fifth. Value was down for all three states at $ billion, according to a news release Friday from the federal National Agricultural Statistics Service Northwest Field Office in Olympia, Wash. The three states combined accounted for 64 percent of the nation’s.

      Root density of irrigated, field-grown Russet Burbank potatoes grown on Plainfield loamy sand was determined periodically from soil core samples during the growing season. Total root length and weight also were measured. Under these growing conditions, the roots essentially were restricted to the plow layer in this soil, decreasing rapidly below this by: Centennial Russet is a late maturing, high quality fresh market potato variety adapted to certain irrigated areas of the West. Tubers are oblong, smooth, shallow-eyed, and have a thick russetted skin. Baking and boiling quality is by: 2.

    The greatest increase was seen in Belgium, where growing area climbed per cent to 96,ha, while France saw a rise of per cent to ,ha. Germany's potato cultivation area jumped per cent to ,ha, while the Netherlands (+ per cent to 75,ha) and the UK (+4 per cent to .   The Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, as it is now known, continues to provide support and research for Washington state irrigated agriculture. Irrigated agriculture, including grapes for the wine industry, wheat, hops, alfalfa, and apple and cherry orchards, comprises some 60 crops that add up to two-thirds of the state's.


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Potato growing in the irrigated districts of Washington by Harry J. Jensen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Growing sugar beets in irrigated central Washington (Extension bulletin) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Washington is the state that ranks second in the United States for potato production, with a total yield of around million cwt ( million metric tonnes).

According to an economic analysis (accesses or downloads pdf) prepared in based on data of the year by researchers of the Washington State University, the potato industry in Washington State generated approximately $   Although potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) are popularly associated with Idaho, the tubers are especially well suited to Washington, and large amounts are grown commercially in the Columbia details of planting for the home gardener are not substantially different than for other states, but planting dates may vary, and some areas of the state are better suited for growing potatoes than.

Growing irrigated potatoes involves extensive management practices and a high level of input expenditures. Expenditures for irrigated potato inputs are much higher than those for other irrigation.

In Western Washington, potatoes can be planted as late as Aug. 1, with a harvest sometime in November, said Lutovsky. He now grows seed potatoes for. growing season. EB NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT GUIDE: CENTRAL WASHINGTON IRRIGATED POTATOES Table 1.

Plant growth stages of Russet Burbank potato. Stage I Plant development after planting and until tuber initiation. Stage II Begins with initiation of tubers at the tips of stolons (tuberization) approximately 10 to 14 days.

According to the commission, Americans eat pounds of potatoes per person annually. Washington does its part to feed that appetite. Second only to Idaho in potato production, Washington grows 20 percent of the potatoes in the United States.

We’re the top producer of French fries. Eighty-seven percent of Washington potatoes are processed. We do not have in this state the Colorado beetle (potato bug), which is so destructive a pest in other potato-growing districts. There is little danger of overstocking the market for potatoes here.

The Eastern demand for Washington grown potatoes is good and has rarely allowed the price to fall below $10 per ton in car lots in the past. Washington Irrigation. Washington's designation as "The Evergreen State" really only applies to half of the state.

The Cascade Mountain Range effectively drains most of the moisture from the atmosphere onto the west side of the mountains leaving the east side with plenty of sunshine, but very little rainfall. Irrigated Agriculture WSU Extension «All Events. This event has passed. Potato Conference (WA, OR) Janu - Janu «Northwest Hay Expo; Building Soils for Better Potato Crops Symposium.

Potatoes can do well in containers, if you stick with the plan. Plant in 6 inches of potting soil, and once the vines have grown to 4 inches, it’s time for more potting soil, wood chips or : Ciscoe Morris. The Potato Growers of Washington provides its customers with the highest quality, most competitively priced pre-season contracted processing potatoes in the United States.

PotatoPro is the proud online information provider of the global potato industry, with thousands of news articles, company descriptions, industry events and statistics. Natural Resources Building P.O. Box Washington ST SE Olympia, WA Crops by County These icons represent the top commodities per county based on crop value.

Select one icon to see all counties represented by the commodity, or select multiple icons to see what commodities each county has in common. Water is a vital component of potato production. It is essential to maximise both yield and quality. Irrigation early in the growing season minimises common scab, maximises tuber number and encourages crop canopy growth.

It allows tubers to grow at an optimum rate, and at the end of the. Potato Growing in New York State Bulletin 77 Paperback – January 1, by Dept.

of Agriculture (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Dept. of Agriculture. Irrigated Agriculture WSU Extension. Irrigated Agronomy. Articles Mustard Green Manure Label. potato residue management soil soil health soil temperature starter fertilizer strip-till tillage V&E Viticulture Washington State Grape Society water.

Related Sites. Region 3: Irrigated, Central Washington. The ability to provide timely irrigation and fertilization to crops in central Washington greatly enhances the opportunities Washington farmers may have to produce biofuel crops.

The number of biofuel crop types as well as the productivity potentials will be considerably higher and less risky for. districts throughout the country during (Appendix ).

These districts have been further classified into four categories in Table on the basis of the share of Potato area in the GCA of the relevant district to depict them on the map of India~(figure ). 2o These districts do not include the districts of Meghalaya_,File Size: 2MB. Full text of "The Irrigated Lands of the State of Washington" See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on Hbrary shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Today, Washington State is home to some of the finest potato country in the world, thanks to a foundation built by committed forerunners. A recently released documentary will highlight how potatoes came to be one of Washington ’s most important crops thanks to the efforts of these early pioneers.

Viewers can watch the documentary titled The Gamble on Sunday, May 28 at 3 p.m. on .The silt loams, on the other hand, especially on the red hill lands, produce a very fine quality of potato. The chief potato district in the state is the Willamette Valley, especially at its lower or northern end.

The Umpqua Valley and the Rogue River Valley also are potato-growing districts, although of .Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the America by Mark Fiege ' University of Washington Press:: Reviewed by Paul Hirt This gem of a book is actually about the gem state, Idaho—specifically, the Snake River Plain of southern Idaho, where farmers, engineers, lawyers, bankers, and politicians have carved an.