Issues Spring 2018

Spring 2018

Soil Health Research Ongoing

Another crop year is upon us, and once again, potato producers are busy preparing. Pre-planting tasks abound – repairing and updating equipment, prepping the...

Colorado Potato Beetle Marches On

Managing Colorado potato beetle requires various techniques.The most destructive potato crop pest in Canada, the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), shows no sign of...

China a Potato Production Powerhouse

WPC 2015 played a pivotal role in helping drive China’s Potato as a Staple Food Policy forward.Hundreds of potato stakeholders from around the globe...

Potato Production and Climate Change

Potato is the most important non-grain crop in the world. So, understanding the potential impacts of climate change on potato production is critical, especially...

Nurturing Deep Roots in Sustainability

Sunrise Potato Storage Ltd. focuses on soil health and the impact on agriculture.The VanderZaag family has been growing potatoes for generations, initially in the...

Disease Watch: Spore Trapping

Another tool in managing potato late blight.Determining late blight presence and disease pressure on the potato crop is an ongoing challenge. A heavy late...

Soil Health Research Ongoing

Another crop year is upon us, and once again, potato producers are busy preparing. Pre-planting tasks abound – repairing and updating equipment, prepping the...

Colorado Potato Beetle Marches On

Managing Colorado potato beetle requires various techniques.The most destructive potato crop pest in Canada, the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), shows no sign of...

China a Potato Production Powerhouse

WPC 2015 played a pivotal role in helping drive China’s Potato as a Staple Food Policy forward.Hundreds of potato stakeholders from around the globe...

Potato Production and Climate Change

Potato is the most important non-grain crop in the world. So, understanding the potential impacts of climate change on potato production is critical, especially...

Nurturing Deep Roots in Sustainability

Sunrise Potato Storage Ltd. focuses on soil health and the impact on agriculture.The VanderZaag family has been growing potatoes for generations, initially in the...

Disease Watch: Spore Trapping

Another tool in managing potato late blight.Determining late blight presence and disease pressure on the potato crop is an ongoing challenge. A heavy late...