LATEST NEWS FROM Sweet Potatoes

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17:35PM Sep 05, 2019

Carolina braces for Dorian rain

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
Crops in Florida were spared but Hurricane Dorian was still poised to dump big rains in coastal regions of the Carolinas on Sept. 5-6.
12:04PM Aug 23, 2019

Sweet potatoes leading in export growth

Cristin Shepard
AgWeb Contributor
Global sweet potato promotion is growing southern U.S. sweet potato exports.
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16:33PM Jun 20, 2019

PACA: Southern Produce Distributors owes $3.49 million

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The USDA has filed an administrative complaint against sweet potato company Southern Produce Distributors, Faison, N.C., alleging the company failed to pay $3.49 million to produce sellers.
15:49PM Jun 20, 2019

Wayne Bailey Produce named in $8.1 million PACA complaint

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Sweet potato grower-shipper Wayne Bailey Produce Co LLC, which closed after 85 years this spring, left creditors with more than $8.1 million in unpaid debt, according to the USDA.
17:36PM Oct 29, 2018

Losses Reported to North Carolina's Sweet Potato Crop

AgWeb Guest Editor
AgWeb Contributor
60% of U.S. sweet potatoes are grown in Eastern North Carolina, but farmers there have seen yields decimated now by two hurricanes.
12:36PM Oct 29, 2018

Losses Reported to North Carolina's Sweet Potato Crop

AgDay-TV
AgWeb Contributor
60% of U.S. sweet potatoes are grown in Eastern North Carolina, but farmers there have seen yields decimated now by two hurricanes.
17:11PM Apr 20, 2018

Sweet potato company files bankruptcy, plans restructuring

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Sweet potato grower-shipper Southern Produce Distributors has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with plans to restructure and continue business.