Video: Harvesting Sweet Potatoes

It’s time to don your eyepatch and your best pirate accent to dig for buried treasure in the garden! The sweet potatoes arrrrrgh ready (or almost ready) to harvest, matey.

Doug has some tips and tricks for harvesting your sweet potatoes. Don’t miss the special appearances by some of our local elementary school students as they have started harvesting their sweet potatoes!

Don’t forget that “curing” is an important final step in sweet potato production. Learn more about curing here.

This video, Harvesting Sweet Potatoes, is part of the STEM To-Go series. We’ve created a YouTube Playlist on the Plants for Human Health Institute channel for all the “STEM To-Go” videos that will be forthcoming from our STEM Education team. Feel free to share this and other virtual learning resources from NC State Extension.

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