Sweet harvest: Mississippi sweet potato crop coming in

Vardaman, Miss., is the epicenter of the state's sweet potato production, with several thousand acres in Calhoun and surrounding counties, Webster, Grenada, Chickasaw, and Pontotoc. Harvest got in full swing after Labor Day and will continue through October. Danny Clark, president of the Mississippi Sweet Potato Council, began harvesting Sept. 16.

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