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Statistics for product #61, potatoes


Harvester by Year

2Steinman, Jan12.4310.789.470.1513.3225.9272.06kilograms
3Rowe, Cleome1.7119.6121.32kilograms
4Wagner, Carol22.159.2545.092.9079.39kilograms
5Cowan, Shannon4.704.70kilograms
218Roy, Emmanuel1.041.04kilograms
277Alladin, Farrah3.053.05kilograms
364Ross, Mindy6.226.22kilograms
390Brooke, Liv30.9930.99kilograms
394Valleé, Steven30.8030.80kilograms
426Reesor, Natasha14.0314.03kilograms
471Phipps, Joan8.218.21kilograms
473Strong, Christopher15.5915.59kilograms
487Pakdel, Kaveh0.600.60kilograms
504Hyatt, Vienna5.975.97kilograms
TOTAL:Hyatt, Vienna22.1513.9557.5217.779.476.3776.8114.0369.945.97293.96kilograms

Harvester Value by Year

2Steinman, Jan$20.24$17.54$15.41$0.24$21.68$42.20$117.31wholesale12
3Rowe, Cleome$5.62$64.64$70.26wholesale3
4Wagner, Carol$45.85$19.15$93.34$6.00$164.34wholesale20
5Cowan, Shannon$9.73$9.73wholesale4
218Roy, Emmanuel$6.11$6.11wholesale1
277Alladin, Farrah$17.92$17.92wholesale1
364Ross, Mindy$20.50$20.50wholesale1
390Brooke, Liv$102.11$102.11wholesale2
394Valleé, Steven$101.50$101.50wholesale2
426Reesor, Natasha2
471Phipps, Joan$27.06$27.06wholesale1
473Strong, Christopher$51.38$51.38wholesale1
487Pakdel, Kaveh$1.98$1.98wholesale1
504Hyatt, Vienna2
TOTAL:Hyatt, Vienna53

First/Last by Year

YearFirstLastDayskgPer DayHarvestsPer Harvest
2008Oct 17Oct 17122.15022.150122.150
2009Aug 5Dec 2113913.9500.100140.996
2010Jan 2Sep 2226457.5200.218124.793
2011Sep 27Oct 212517.7650.71153.553
2012Oct 5Oct 519.4659.46519.465
2013Jun 16Oct 301376.3650.04623.183
2014Jun 23Oct 2912976.8100.595612.802
2015Jun 8Jul 295214.0300.27027.015
2016Jun 13Nov 814969.9350.46988.742
2017Jun 26Jun 2725.9652.98322.983


by Venue

farm gate$12.00$12.00
Tuesday market$5.00$5.00
Saturday market$72.00$72.00

by Venue, in kilograms

farm gate1.3621.362
Tuesday market1.1361.136
Saturday market8.1818.181

Seller by Year

Co-op, EcoReality$45.85$28.88$93.64$99.36$20.98$253.13$6.59$221.17$769.60
McEwan, Mark$9.34$9.34
Rowe, Cleome$31.33$31.33
Sansom, Holly$5.00$5.00
Steinman, Jan$129.33$129.33
Victor, Zack$4.00$4.00

Buyer by Year

Co-op, EcoReality$45.85$28.88$93.64$99.36$20.98$253.13$6.59$221.17$769.60
Gordon, Eric$4.00$4.00
Lehky, Crystal$90.00$90.00
Patrons, Market$5.00$72.00$77.00
Tron, Jason$4.00$4.00
Victor, Zack$4.00$4.00

by Market-Week


Information about product #61, Solanum tuberosum (dg fo pf wp) , potatoes

  • Income from this product qualifies for determining property tax farm status.
  • This is a raw agricultural product.
SuperUnitsProfit CentreDescriptionHabitatPropagationHazardsNotes
root cropskilogramsMarket GardenIdeal pH: 5.5-6.5. Well-drained, loamy soil rich in organic matter is preferred, but potatoes are not overly fussy. If heavy clay or clay/loam soils are used, double-digging and improving organic matter content by growing cover crops or adding compost or manure can correct drainage problems. Do not lime areas planned for potatoes. When the above-ground portion of the plant is 30cm (12") tall, "hill up" soil 15cm (6") around the plants. It's okay to cover green leaves. Straw or grass mulch also works well. This process can be repeated up two or three times. It is recommended that no irrigation take place between planting and sprout emergence in order to avoid disease. It is important, though, not to let the soil become too dry, and to irrigate while plants are flowering.Potatoes are tolerant of cool soils and moderate frosts. Minimum soil temperature at planting time should be 6°C (43°F). Plants will emerge about 2-3 weeks after planting. Set tubers approximately 7-10cm (3-4") deep, and 30cm (12") apart in prepared trenches spaced 60cm (24") apart.West Coast Seeds mixed assortment. Perfect for the small garden - or even the patio potato grower - and new for 2010, our 500g Mixed Assortment of CERTIFIED ORGANIC seed potatoes offers several different varieties in one convenient package. Seed potatoes produce approximately ten times their own weight for each one planted. This Mixed Assortment includes Sieglinde, Chieftan, Yukon Gold, Russian Blue, and Russian Banana Fingerlings. This assortment is subject to availability.

Potatoes are important to the self-sufficient gardener and the gourmet gardener. Easy to grow, highly nutritious and there is a variety for every use in the kitchen. Some are for baking, some are for salads, some for French fries. You should try them all!

"New" potatoes can be harvested about 7-8 weeks after planting. Potatoes grown for late summer and fall "fresh" use can be dug when tubers are full size or when foliage begins to die. For potatoes grown for storage and winter use, harvest should take place after vines have died back, alternatively, the plants may have to be cut or mown. After killing and removing the plants, tubers should stay in the ground for another 2 weeks to allow firming of their skins for storage. Optimum storage conditions are a dark location 4-7º C (40-45ºF) and 90% relative humidity. Paper sacks stored in a garage will suffice. Check them often though to remove any that are starting to go soft.

Late blight (Phytopthera infestans) is problematic, especially on the Coast. Symptoms appear as water-soaked gray spots on tips and margins of leaves, leaf axils, and on stems. Even if nothing shows on the leaves, late blight makes black spots under the skin of the tuber. Left unchecked, it will destroy the plant. Copper spray is effective if applied regularly through the growing season, including drenching the soil. The most important step to avoiding disease is to establish a vigorous and healthy crop; this can be accomplished by using disease free seed, planting in rich soil, avoiding pre-emergence irrigation and watering carefully once the crop emerges.

The most common pests to bother your potatoes on the coast are wireworms (especially in gardens recently taken out of grass).

Wireworms are the larvae form of a very slender black beetle known as the Click Beetle because if you turn one over, when it goes to right itself, it makes a "Click!" sound. The beetle lays its eggs in grass, and the larvae eat in our gardens. They burrow into the roots, seeds, and underground stems of tomatoes, corn, potatoes, peppers, and squash. The damage is worse on land that has been recently been converted from lawn to garden. The larvae themselves are crisp, golden, up to 1cm long and can live for up to 7 years in the soil.

If your seeds don't appear to sprout, or the plants wilt and die suddenly, your soil may have wireworms. An irregular pattern of plants dying in a field is typical of wireworm damage. To find out if you have wireworms before you start planting, create bait made of carrot and potato pieces. Bury the bait in 10cm of soil, and mark it with a stick. Dig it up in 3 or 4 days. If there are more than 1 or 2 wireworms per bait, you have a problem. They are difficult to control but regular cultivation of the top 10cm of the soil, as well as trapping them on pieces of potato, and crop rotation will slow the damage. Digging in an overwintered Cole crop can also be effective. Predatory nematodes work also.

Plantings: First/Last by Year

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