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Kansas State Horticulture Newsletter

 

To keep psyched up about gardening, here's a practical weekly newsletter that is absolutely free from Kansas State. You can also Google the following: Kansas Healthy Yards/YouTube and an excellent list of short, informative videos are available.


To access this web page (with EXCELLENT information), click HERE. Most of the information found on the site also applies to us and our conditions.  You will find several years' of interesting and helpful topics in addition to 'how-to' videos.


To receive the hortnewsletter electronically, simply send a message to that effect to either cdipman@ksu.edu or wupham@ksu.edu.


 

 

 

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How To Store Potatoes For 20-Plus Years

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If 20 years sounds like a long time to store potatoes, then it might surprise you to know that “fresh” potatoes in the grocery store are often 11 months old when you buy them. Modern developments in commercial food storage allow growers to store produce with a chemical (1-methylcyclopropene), which extends the shelf life of vegetables.

 

Of course, fresh potatoes won’t last 20 years, but you can dehydrate them to get that kind of long-term shelf life while maintaining nutritional value.




Now save carrots for 20 years with a dehydrator