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November 9, 2021

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With climate factors like record heat, growers take steps for what they can control, from harvest to storage.

Farmers often face unpredictable factors with climate and climate shifts, like this year’s record heat, impact the growing season.

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April 26, 2021

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Fresh growers achieve market-ready results with 1,4SIGHT® and 1,4Zap®

There are 2 treatments for stored potatoes which provide year-after-year effectiveness: 1,4SIGHT® and 1,4ZAP®.

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January 28, 2021

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Protect your pile with 1,4SIGHT®

Bruising, shrinking, sprouting, and rotting can create one ugly sight for potato growers when it’s time to go to market. Let us help!

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March 23, 2020

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Quarantining with Potatoes

Whether you’re social distancing, self-isolating or in quarantine, we’re all trying to keep life as interesting and stress-free as possible. For delicious meals, potatoes are a great food to introduce into your food reserves (if you’re not already stocked up).

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July 31, 2019

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IVI reveals the multi-layered aspects of onion storage

IVI stands apart in partnering with onion growers. The sales and service team members at Industrial Ventilation, Inc. (IVI) have a long-running history of partnering with onion growers to facilitate the most optimal storage possible. Many factors come into play, including the onion variety, the maturity and condition of the onion at harvest, the growing […]

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July 1, 2019

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IVI Enlists a Root Crop Trio to Pitch their Products and Services

Growers invest in their crops and want to treat ‘em right in storage. Growers of root crops like potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes invest heavily in getting their crops to the point of harvest. When their crops are headed to storage, growers continue with their protective nature, looking to ensure the most successful storage conditions […]

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Close up of red/purple skinned sweet potatoes

May 2, 2019

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Sweet Potato Storage Research Aids Success for Growers

Growers are sweet on storage. They know that a successful duration of sweet potatoes in storage means the work that began at planting has paid off to the highest degree possible. Continuing research strives to find the best possible conditions for the optimal outcome of stored sweets. Variables are tested and re-tested at the university […]

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Honey bees entering a hive

February 28, 2019

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IVI is helping redefine honey bee storage with innovative uses of storage refrigeration and ventilation products

While Industrial Ventilation, Inc. is well known as the technology and service leader in industrial ventilation for vegetable storage—especially potatoes and onions—we’re flying into a new frontier: honey bee storage. Honey bees pollinate over 90 agricultural crops in the US, playing a significant role in the economy and a vital part in the production of […]

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January 31, 2019

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Optimizing Brix % during sweet potato curing

One of these distinct concerns affecting sweet potatoes is the effect of the curing and storage temperature on the soluble sugar content (Brix). Since the sugar content of most sweets is low at harvest, resulting in a not-so-sweet “green”, but expected by consumers to be high, the curing process to develop that sugar content is an imperative step in the storage process.

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December 12, 2018

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Love your spuds: Mash ‘em

Potatoes. Spuds. Tubers. No matter how you slice ’em—or mash, dice, or grate ’em—that bit of prep is worth the delicious results! For this post we‘re focusing on perhaps one of the most beloved side dishes of all time…the mashed potato. Easy, filling, and delicious, you just can’t go wrong serving up a scoop of this creamy concoction.

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