Plasticulture for Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are planted from the end of May through the middle of June in our region. Commonly production is on ridges in conventionally tilled soil. I was recently asked about the potential to plant sweet potatoes using plasticulture (plastic mulch and drip irrigation). While not common in our region because of the cost, this has been a practice used further north where season extension is needed for production. See more here.