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Mountain of spuds discarded by Idaho farmers saved in ‘potato rescue’


May 5, 2020
By AccuWeather

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Some farmers in Idaho have such extreme surpluses that they are dumping potato crops, and dairy farms have begun feeding the potatoes to their cattle.

After sharing a photo of a huge pile of potatoes with no market to go that went viral, Molly Page organized a 25-person “potato rescue team” to help gather the dumped potatoes and bring the spuds to those who need food in the nearby towns. | READ MORE