AgronomyCrop Production

Crop Production

Damage Control

Four growers from across Canada discuss how they minimize bruise damage on the farm. Gary Linkletter is chairman of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board...

Healthy Harvester Settings and Maintenance

Careful handling of harvesting equipment and good judgement can save growers a few knocks and bruises this fall. Why are harvester settings and maintenance important? Proper...

Vine Killing 101

Desiccation offers plenty of benefits at harvest—if growers play their cards right. Vine killing prior to harvest, also called desiccation, is a common practice on...

Eye on the Nation

Manitoba Garry Sloik, Manager Keystone Potato Producers’ Association I recently attended the Red and Russet Crop Transition conference in Minneapolis, Minn. Manitoba is not the only area...

Bumper Crop Expected Across Canada

Potato acreage across Canada is expected to be up this year, with yields to match. Statistics Canada’s potato production estimates for 2012 report a three...

Surviving the Land Squeeze | Spud Smart Exclusive | 2012

Surviving the Land Squeeze Western Canadian growers facing ever-mounting costs are questioning whether potato farming can be sustainable long term—or if the next generation...

Damage Control

Four growers from across Canada discuss how they minimize bruise damage on the farm. Gary Linkletter is chairman of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board...

Healthy Harvester Settings and Maintenance

Careful handling of harvesting equipment and good judgement can save growers a few knocks and bruises this fall. Why are harvester settings and maintenance important? Proper...

Vine Killing 101

Desiccation offers plenty of benefits at harvest—if growers play their cards right. Vine killing prior to harvest, also called desiccation, is a common practice on...

Eye on the Nation

Manitoba Garry Sloik, Manager Keystone Potato Producers’ Association I recently attended the Red and Russet Crop Transition conference in Minneapolis, Minn. Manitoba is not the only area...

Bumper Crop Expected Across Canada

Potato acreage across Canada is expected to be up this year, with yields to match. Statistics Canada’s potato production estimates for 2012 report a three...

Surviving the Land Squeeze | Spud Smart Exclusive | 2012

Surviving the Land Squeeze Western Canadian growers facing ever-mounting costs are questioning whether potato farming can be sustainable long term—or if the next generation...