The timely rains are good for the fresh potato crop. East Grand Forks, Minnesota farmer Caleb Folson hasn’t worried much about the heat, because of those rains. “It’s a little bit later than normal, but everything seems to be coming along. We’re growing fresh red and yellow potatoes.” The potatoes are blooming, which means the plants are starting to set tubers. “It takes four to six weeks to get the potatoes up to size, but things look good considering the late planting season.”
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