b'vestedseedlotsforplantingin November in Florida. When those sam-ples are inspected, we get an indication of the amount of PVY infection, if any, happened later in the growing season. Growersdidcollectsamplesasnoted, and the post harvest test plot was plant-edonschedule.Unfortunately,heavy rainsfelljustdaysafterplantingand drowned the entire plot. No viable seed was left from the 14 acre plot. In the caseofawintertestplotfailure,our rules and regulations allow for summer readings to suffice to determine replant- North Dakota Certified Seed 14 acre 2022 Crop winter test plot in Homestead, ingeligibilityforthefollowingcropFlorida flooded out November 20, 2022 after heavy rains. year. postharvesttestingoffutureNorthvantages. We hope to find the best solu-Dakotacertifiedseedlots.Otherloca- tion to provide the best information for This was the second year in a row ourtions are being considered, along withour growers to continue to produce high post harvest test plot was drowned out.sprout testing or dormant tuber testing.quality seed potatoes. SeeddepartmentstaffareactivelyAll options have advantages and disad-researchingotheroptionstoperform APRIL 2023 POTATO GROWER 29'