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Researchers Go Toe-to-Toe with PCN

With a multi-pronged effort, Quebec researchers are helping to advance monitoring and management of potato cyst nematodes. Although extremely rare in Canada, potato cyst nematodes...

New Prospect for Wireworm Control

A promising biopesticide is in the works for managing wireworms. A few years ago, Todd Kabaluk was given some fuzzy wireworms. That might not sound...

BASF Launches Critical Insecticide for Use in Canadian Soybeans and Potatoes

Canadian farmers have a new tool to protect their soybean and potato crops in 2019 with the launch of BASF’s Sefina™ insecticide. Sefina utilizes a unique mode...

Seeking a Whammy for Wireworms

A research project is underway to determine if RNAi, an emerging technology for pest control, could work for one of the toughest pest problems...

New Spud Smart Webinar: Managing Potato Virus Y

Managing Potato Virus Y Live on: Wednesday, September 5, 1 p.m. EDT Register here: https://spudsmart.com/webinar/ Join our webinar and find out how to manage potato virus Y. During this...

Colorado Potato Beetles Wanted

Dr. Ian Scott, a research scientist with the London Research and Development Centre at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, is conducting a survey of Colorado...

Researchers Go Toe-to-Toe with PCN

With a multi-pronged effort, Quebec researchers are helping to advance monitoring and management of potato cyst nematodes. Although extremely rare in Canada, potato cyst nematodes...

New Prospect for Wireworm Control

A promising biopesticide is in the works for managing wireworms. A few years ago, Todd Kabaluk was given some fuzzy wireworms. That might not sound...

BASF Launches Critical Insecticide for Use in Canadian Soybeans and Potatoes

Canadian farmers have a new tool to protect their soybean and potato crops in 2019 with the launch of BASF’s Sefina™ insecticide. Sefina utilizes a unique mode...

Seeking a Whammy for Wireworms

A research project is underway to determine if RNAi, an emerging technology for pest control, could work for one of the toughest pest problems...

New Spud Smart Webinar: Managing Potato Virus Y

Managing Potato Virus Y Live on: Wednesday, September 5, 1 p.m. EDT Register here: https://spudsmart.com/webinar/ Join our webinar and find out how to manage potato virus Y. During this...

Colorado Potato Beetles Wanted

Dr. Ian Scott, a research scientist with the London Research and Development Centre at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, is conducting a survey of Colorado...