Issues Fall 2016

Fall 2016

Public trust in Canada’s food system

Rebuilding trust in food and farming a “very serious” issue.“Very serious” – that’s how United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) general manager Kevin MacIsaac...

A tuber-damaging strain of alfalfa mosaic virus

A detective story about an unusual strain of an uncommon potato pathogen.When alfalfa mosaic virus (AMV) happens to occur in potatoes, it usually causes...

The Agricultural Growth Act: One Year Later

One of its goals was to provide better protection for domestic and foreign potato breeders in Canada and hopefully lead to more new, improved...

UAVs coming to a potato field near you

Though unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are just beginning to buzz over Canadian crop fields, experts agree these new ‘eyes in the sky’ are about...

Learning From Experience

Weather has always been in the forefront of human consciousness – man is aware of the surrounding climate almost every minute of every day....

Eye on The Nation

ALBERTABy Terence Hochstein, Executive Director, Potato Growers of AlbertaSpring came early to Alberta this year, and with that, the crops were planted about two...

Public trust in Canada’s food system

Rebuilding trust in food and farming a “very serious” issue.“Very serious” – that’s how United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) general manager Kevin MacIsaac...

A tuber-damaging strain of alfalfa mosaic virus

A detective story about an unusual strain of an uncommon potato pathogen.When alfalfa mosaic virus (AMV) happens to occur in potatoes, it usually causes...

The Agricultural Growth Act: One Year Later

One of its goals was to provide better protection for domestic and foreign potato breeders in Canada and hopefully lead to more new, improved...

UAVs coming to a potato field near you

Though unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are just beginning to buzz over Canadian crop fields, experts agree these new ‘eyes in the sky’ are about...

Learning From Experience

Weather has always been in the forefront of human consciousness – man is aware of the surrounding climate almost every minute of every day....

Eye on The Nation

ALBERTABy Terence Hochstein, Executive Director, Potato Growers of AlbertaSpring came early to Alberta this year, and with that, the crops were planted about two...