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Ontario Crop Production Update Oct. 11

Sunny, balmy weather this week allowed growers to make lots of progress with the harvest.  Many growers have finished digging. According to Mark VanOostrum, 80...

Harvest and Storage of Potato Crops Exposed to High Moisture Levels

Storage management strategies for growers for high moisture conditions. Frequent and excessive rain received during the growing season is potentially conducive, especially in low spots...

What To Do When Frost Hits

Tips for making the best of a difficult situation. When a pre-harvest hard frost hits — a temperature of -2.22 C or below — growers...

Ontario Potato Harvest, Sept. 24, 2019

On Sept. 24, I dug an on-farm variety trial in one of HJ Vanderzaag fields near Alliston.  Although the new varieties were very interesting,...

Advances in Potato Handling Equipment

Recent innovations in potato handling equipment is making life much easier for growers and their employees. Spud Smart takes a closer look at some of...

Preventing Bruise in Potatoes

From general tips to variety-specific recommendations, these experts deliver the goods on mitigating bruise. Meeting the demands of processors and buyers in terms of quality...

Ontario Crop Production Update Oct. 11

Sunny, balmy weather this week allowed growers to make lots of progress with the harvest.  Many growers have finished digging. According to Mark VanOostrum, 80...

Harvest and Storage of Potato Crops Exposed to High Moisture Levels

Storage management strategies for growers for high moisture conditions. Frequent and excessive rain received during the growing season is potentially conducive, especially in low spots...

What To Do When Frost Hits

Tips for making the best of a difficult situation. When a pre-harvest hard frost hits — a temperature of -2.22 C or below — growers...

Ontario Potato Harvest, Sept. 24, 2019

On Sept. 24, I dug an on-farm variety trial in one of HJ Vanderzaag fields near Alliston.  Although the new varieties were very interesting,...

Advances in Potato Handling Equipment

Recent innovations in potato handling equipment is making life much easier for growers and their employees. Spud Smart takes a closer look at some of...

Preventing Bruise in Potatoes

From general tips to variety-specific recommendations, these experts deliver the goods on mitigating bruise. Meeting the demands of processors and buyers in terms of quality...