Agronomy

Agronomy

Targeting Late Blight in Canada

The National Late Blight Research Program is taking aim at late blight strains across Canada, helping producers manage this yield-robbing pathogen. This year’s weather conditions...

spud summer eye on the nation

PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDBy Gary Linkletter, Chairman P.E.I. Potato Board Prince Edward Island, like the rest of North America, experienced a cool and wet spring....

NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

From Africa to the Netherlands, aeroponics to manure scanning, new innovations are cutting costs and increasing productivity. Aeroponics: More Disease-Free Seed Potatoes in Less Time...

OUR NEIGHBOUR TO THE SOUTH

A look at the U.S. potato industry as well as our relationship with our neighbour to the south. Potato production in the United...

EMERGING POTATO INDUSTRIES

Over the last 30 years, potato production in China and India has increased at a dramatic rate, largely due to area expansion. In...

2011 POTATO PRODUCTION PROJECTIONS

Spud Smart’s annual report on Statistics Canada’s potato acreage estimates. For the first time since 2004, the estimate of area planted to potatoes has...

Targeting Late Blight in Canada

The National Late Blight Research Program is taking aim at late blight strains across Canada, helping producers manage this yield-robbing pathogen. This year’s weather conditions...

spud summer eye on the nation

PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDBy Gary Linkletter, Chairman P.E.I. Potato Board Prince Edward Island, like the rest of North America, experienced a cool and wet spring....

NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

From Africa to the Netherlands, aeroponics to manure scanning, new innovations are cutting costs and increasing productivity. Aeroponics: More Disease-Free Seed Potatoes in Less Time...

OUR NEIGHBOUR TO THE SOUTH

A look at the U.S. potato industry as well as our relationship with our neighbour to the south. Potato production in the United...

EMERGING POTATO INDUSTRIES

Over the last 30 years, potato production in China and India has increased at a dramatic rate, largely due to area expansion. In...

2011 POTATO PRODUCTION PROJECTIONS

Spud Smart’s annual report on Statistics Canada’s potato acreage estimates. For the first time since 2004, the estimate of area planted to potatoes has...