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U.S. Potato Crop Forecast Down 2.6 Per cent

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With the 2021 potato harvest wrapping up in the United States, its anticipated growers will produce 409.2 million cwt of potatoes during the 2021...

Fall 2021 Cross Canada Check in with Potato Associations

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Here is your provincial potato association updates from across Canada for the fall 2021 issue of Spud Smart. Alberta By: Terence Hochstein, executive director of the...

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In-field Stress = Challenges in Storage Too

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At least some Canadian prairie farmers will be looking forward to finishing – and ideally forgetting – the 2021 growing season. Lack of soil...

Tired Soils Aren’t an Inevitable, Unwinnable Battle

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I receive countless calls from frustrated potato growers who tell me they are throwing costly inputs at their fields, yet not seeing the yields...

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Alberta Potato Conference Cancelled for Second Year in a Row

The Potato Growers of Alberta have made the decision to cancel this year's conference and trade show due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the...

Only Growing Potatoes at Eagle Farms

At Eagle Farms they exclusively grow potatoes and contract their grain production out. Over the years, generational family farm Eagle Farms in Saint-Andre, NB, has...

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Canada to Produce Largest Potato Crop on Record: NAPM

Canada is expected to produce 122.3 million cwt of potatoes for 2021, which if accurate would mark Canada's largest potato crop ever on record,...

New Late Blight Resistant Potato Variety Released

A new potato variety called CIP-Matilde, which is resistant to late blight, has been released, Crop Trust and the International Potato Center (CIP) say in...

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Canada to Produce Largest Potato Crop on Record: NAPM

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Canada is expected to produce 122.3 million cwt of potatoes for 2021, which if accurate would mark Canada's largest potato crop ever on record,...

U.S. Potato Crop Forecast Down 2.6 Per cent

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With the 2021 potato harvest wrapping up in the United States, its anticipated growers will produce 409.2 million cwt of potatoes during the 2021...

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