Red potato harvest begins

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Wisconsin red potato harvest begins

Wisconsin red potato harvest is underway at Alsum Farms in Grand Marsh, WI. 

The first loads of potatoes washed, graded and packed are available for fresh market delivery to distribution centres and retail grocers.

Gold potato harvest is also underway. 

The Russet potato harvest begins on August 16th with the early season Pacific Russet variety that will be the first of new crop Russets harvested off the field and washed, packed and delivered to retail grocers in the Midwest and beyond. New crop Wisconsin Fingerlings will also be ready for shipping on August 16th. In addition, new crop Wisconsin organic Russet, red and gold potatoes are set to be available for shipping.

Source and photo: Fresh Plaza

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