Issues Fall 2020

Fall 2020

A Failed Expansion

The Saskatchewan government has previously tried to expand its potato industry — but the project flopped. With the recent Saskatchewan government announcement of an irrigation...

Decades in the Making

The Saskatchewan potato industry has the opportunity to expand after the government announced a $4-billion irrigation expansion — decades after it was initially planned. Farmers...

Tater Tales — An Outstanding Chipping Variety

SP327 is a new chipping potato variety developed in Ontario by Peter Vander Zaag. New varieties are crucial to the health and growth of the...

Up to the Challenge

Hired as the first female farm manager at AAFC’s Benton Ridge potato breeding substation last year, Rachelle Smith is helping break new ground for...

Roundtable — Navigating Storage from Harvest to Shed

Storing your potatoes until shipping time can be just as important as the growing season is, which is why you need to keep spuds...

Potato Market Not Yet Out of the Woods

The long-term outlook for the potato market is in flux as the industry waits to see how the 2020 crop turns out and if...

A Failed Expansion

The Saskatchewan government has previously tried to expand its potato industry — but the project flopped. With the recent Saskatchewan government announcement of an irrigation...

Decades in the Making

The Saskatchewan potato industry has the opportunity to expand after the government announced a $4-billion irrigation expansion — decades after it was initially planned. Farmers...

Tater Tales — An Outstanding Chipping Variety

SP327 is a new chipping potato variety developed in Ontario by Peter Vander Zaag. New varieties are crucial to the health and growth of the...

Up to the Challenge

Hired as the first female farm manager at AAFC’s Benton Ridge potato breeding substation last year, Rachelle Smith is helping break new ground for...

Roundtable — Navigating Storage from Harvest to Shed

Storing your potatoes until shipping time can be just as important as the growing season is, which is why you need to keep spuds...

Potato Market Not Yet Out of the Woods

The long-term outlook for the potato market is in flux as the industry waits to see how the 2020 crop turns out and if...