-" I CARE AT DIGGING TIME , WILL SAVE POTATOES .,-,ably I he l.it-K'-st problem of otal xfW- the i.v-ntiuli ol lolling, and th.: im ans of proven lion go.s bar k to the time of dig-K,1K dig-K,1K arrordi.ig to J. M. Kaeder, nsnociat.: plant p.Ul.'.loglst with the Idaho agricultural experiment station. sta-tion. bruises and m.-(:h--uii:al injury to I hi: tub-rs during harvesting per mil the entrance or disease organ-Ihi.is. organ-Ihi.is. Once the little buns step ovei Hie threshold of the potato peeling, that's assurance enough the tuber Is a dead goner. Ib fore long the potato tissues begin breaking down and soon rot appears. One means of reducing losses caused at digging time as follow ed by many growers, Raeder reports, re-ports, is that of sending a liberal ojianlity of soil through the dig ger along with the potatoes to prevent pre-vent cutting and bruising. The ad dltional quantity of soil acts like a cushion for the potatoes and in this way the tubers are not so easily easi-ly damaged.