Agronomy

Agronomy

Manitoba Launches New Fertilizer Efficiency Calculator

Manitoba has launched a new fertilizer efficiency calculator tool based on field-specific soil test results and science-based analysis to provide application recommendations, a Jan....

University of Idaho Researching Potato Nematode Control

Researchers at the University of Idaho have received US$6.8 million from a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) award to develop new diagnostic tools,...

A New Disease Called Rubbery Rot is Lurking in Potato Storages

A new potato disease called rubbery rot is popping up in potato storages across North America. Kasia Duellman is used to growers’ bringing in diseased...

Lobster Shells May Fight Off Soil-borne Potato Pathogens

A group of scientists at the University of Maine (UMaine) are looking into if lobster shells can cultivate beneficial microbial communities to ward off...

Wild Potatoes May Help Protect Against Pectobacterium Diseases

Most cultivated potato varieties are susceptible to potato diseases caused by Pectobacterium species but wild potatoes from South America may hold the key to...

When Herbicides are Bad for Potatoes

How to identify if your spuds have herbicide injury and what to do once it’s confirmed. Experts Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length...

Manitoba Launches New Fertilizer Efficiency Calculator

Manitoba has launched a new fertilizer efficiency calculator tool based on field-specific soil test results and science-based analysis to provide application recommendations, a Jan....

University of Idaho Researching Potato Nematode Control

Researchers at the University of Idaho have received US$6.8 million from a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) award to develop new diagnostic tools,...

A New Disease Called Rubbery Rot is Lurking in Potato Storages

A new potato disease called rubbery rot is popping up in potato storages across North America. Kasia Duellman is used to growers’ bringing in diseased...

Lobster Shells May Fight Off Soil-borne Potato Pathogens

A group of scientists at the University of Maine (UMaine) are looking into if lobster shells can cultivate beneficial microbial communities to ward off...

Wild Potatoes May Help Protect Against Pectobacterium Diseases

Most cultivated potato varieties are susceptible to potato diseases caused by Pectobacterium species but wild potatoes from South America may hold the key to...

When Herbicides are Bad for Potatoes

How to identify if your spuds have herbicide injury and what to do once it’s confirmed. Experts Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length...