Effects of Hail on Potatoes
By Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, Ph.D.
Assistant Department Head
High-value Crops Specialist
Plant Sciences Department
North Dakota State University
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While issues related to weather seem to always concern growers due to their unpredictability, hail injury is a weather issue that can greatly reduce marketable yield depending on the cultivar grown, the seriousness of the hail storm, and plant growth stage when the hail occurs.