IssuesSpring 2022

Spring 2022

Intercropping and Cover Cropping: How They Work with Plant Synergies

Nature is intelligent. In nature, plants have evolved and coevolved without any human assistance. Through the soil, microbes, insects, animals, and climate, these plants...

Exterminating Verticillium wilt from Potato Fields with Mustard Biofumigation

A team of researchers in Manitoba have found success using mustard biofumigation to rid fields of Verticillium wilt. Experts Editor’s note: This interview has been edited...

How to Sell Your Not So Perfect Spuds

How do you market your edible “ugly” or misshapen potatoes? Not every potato you grow is going to be perfectly round and the required sale...

Moving the Family Farm to Expand Potato Production

Andrew Cummings has been growing potatoes his whole life, but he isn’t farming the same land his parents did. For decades, fifth-generation farmer Andrew Cummings’...

The CanPEDNet Team is Building a National PED Network

CanPEDNet is trying to solve problems with Canadian potato production by reducing PED severity and increasing yields. The Canadian potato industry is growing and more...

Spring 2022 Cross Canada Check in with Potato Associations

Here is your provincial potato association updates from across Canada for the spring 2022 issue of Spud Smart. British Columbia By: Hugh Reynolds with Reynalda Farms...

Intercropping and Cover Cropping: How They Work with Plant Synergies

Nature is intelligent. In nature, plants have evolved and coevolved without any human assistance. Through the soil, microbes, insects, animals, and climate, these plants...

Exterminating Verticillium wilt from Potato Fields with Mustard Biofumigation

A team of researchers in Manitoba have found success using mustard biofumigation to rid fields of Verticillium wilt. Experts Editor’s note: This interview has been edited...

How to Sell Your Not So Perfect Spuds

How do you market your edible “ugly” or misshapen potatoes? Not every potato you grow is going to be perfectly round and the required sale...

Moving the Family Farm to Expand Potato Production

Andrew Cummings has been growing potatoes his whole life, but he isn’t farming the same land his parents did. For decades, fifth-generation farmer Andrew Cummings’...

The CanPEDNet Team is Building a National PED Network

CanPEDNet is trying to solve problems with Canadian potato production by reducing PED severity and increasing yields. The Canadian potato industry is growing and more...

Spring 2022 Cross Canada Check in with Potato Associations

Here is your provincial potato association updates from across Canada for the spring 2022 issue of Spud Smart. British Columbia By: Hugh Reynolds with Reynalda Farms...