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Measuring Potato Dry Matter Content on the Farm

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CIS 1219
Pub. Date: 2016
Last Reviewed: 2021

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This publication describes three on-farm methods for measuring potato dry matter that provide similar results to commercial laboratory tests. Knowing the dry matter of cull potatoes is important to potato growers and to livestock producers for establishing a price for cull potatoes to be used as livestock feed.

Authors: R. J. Norell, J. B. Glaze, Jr., M. Chahine, and N. Olsen

3 pages


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