Issues Spring 2016

Spring 2016

Loosing Linuron

In the not-too-far future, Canadian potato producers may have to look for other options to replace this valuable tool for controlling weeds and managing...

AAFC Unveils New Varieties for 2016

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada potato breeders recently rolled out their most promising new selections at open houses across the country — which for the...

Planting the Seeds of Innovation

Why Tuberosum Technologies is pursuing what it calls the “Holy Grail” of potato breeding – true potato seed – and what the company hopes...

New Weapon against Verticillium

Researchers are working on developing a viable, commercial test for detecting in the soil both the type and the amount of the fungus that’s...

Spirit of the Farm

Ontario grower Ken Beattie is turning potatoes into vodka as part of his new business venture — but he faces some stiff competition in...

Progressive Outlook on Potato Farming

New Brunswick’s Shawn Paget is among the new generation of potato farmers working hard to ensure that the industry remains an integral part of...

Loosing Linuron

In the not-too-far future, Canadian potato producers may have to look for other options to replace this valuable tool for controlling weeds and managing...

AAFC Unveils New Varieties for 2016

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada potato breeders recently rolled out their most promising new selections at open houses across the country — which for the...

Planting the Seeds of Innovation

Why Tuberosum Technologies is pursuing what it calls the “Holy Grail” of potato breeding – true potato seed – and what the company hopes...

New Weapon against Verticillium

Researchers are working on developing a viable, commercial test for detecting in the soil both the type and the amount of the fungus that’s...

Spirit of the Farm

Ontario grower Ken Beattie is turning potatoes into vodka as part of his new business venture — but he faces some stiff competition in...

Progressive Outlook on Potato Farming

New Brunswick’s Shawn Paget is among the new generation of potato farmers working hard to ensure that the industry remains an integral part of...