Soil

Potatoes and biochar are not friends

Adding biochar to soil can reduce yield in potatoes – particularly if the soil is deficient in phosphorus and water.Studies have shown that adding...

Soil Fumigation in Potatoes

While it is practiced extensively in the United States, soil fumigation is anything but common in potato production in Canada. But there’s a growing...

Investing in Better Drainage

Manitoba potato producers contend spending cash on tile drainage is not money down the drain.During a wet year, having tile drainage in your field...

Russeting of Red-Skinned Potatoes is a Tough Problem

An attractive appearance is crucial in the marketing of table potatoes. A clean, shiny, bright-coloured skin free of diseases or other defects is desired in...

Increasing Competitiveness

A new national research initiative aims to boost yields and enhance Canada’s sagging position in the global potato market. Researchers have received $1.4 million in...

Crop Rotations

Creating a positive connection between economical and environmental sustainability.The effect of sensible crop rotation on pest and pathogen populations in potato crops is coming...

Potatoes and biochar are not friends

Adding biochar to soil can reduce yield in potatoes – particularly if the soil is deficient in phosphorus and water.Studies have shown that adding...

Soil Fumigation in Potatoes

While it is practiced extensively in the United States, soil fumigation is anything but common in potato production in Canada. But there’s a growing...

Investing in Better Drainage

Manitoba potato producers contend spending cash on tile drainage is not money down the drain.During a wet year, having tile drainage in your field...

Russeting of Red-Skinned Potatoes is a Tough Problem

An attractive appearance is crucial in the marketing of table potatoes. A clean, shiny, bright-coloured skin free of diseases or other defects is desired in...

Increasing Competitiveness

A new national research initiative aims to boost yields and enhance Canada’s sagging position in the global potato market. Researchers have received $1.4 million in...

Crop Rotations

Creating a positive connection between economical and environmental sustainability.The effect of sensible crop rotation on pest and pathogen populations in potato crops is coming...