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Picture of seed potatoes
A 50-pound sack of Red La Soda seed potatoes. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Picture of seed potato being cut.
Marshall Hinsley cuts seed potatoes so that each chunk has two eyes. Photo by Allee Brand
Picture of seed potato's eyes
Eyes on a seed potato appear as small outgrowths within an eye-shaped dimple. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Picture of Marshall Hinsley planting potatoes
Marshall Hinsley plants potatoes in a slight variation of traditional hilled rows. Photo by Allee Brand