Issues Summer 2014

Summer 2014

World Review

China Researchers in China have conducted several studies to improve sweet potato through biotechnology. A recent report called “Sweet Potato Omics and Biotechnology in China”...

Market News

While up from the same time in 2013, the supply of stored potatoes going into summer was still tight — which should make for...

Equipment and Technology Showcase

  Soil Moisture Monitoring The Valley SoilPro 1200 uses advanced technology to collect detailed soil moisture data and to provide practical advice for growers on when and...

Eye On The Nation

New Brunswick By Louis Ouellette, Market Information Co-ordinator Potatoes New Brunswick The 2014 New Brunswick potato planting season got off to a slower start than normal. A...

Rising Resistance

Neonicotinoids are becoming less effective in the fight against Colorado potato beetle – a resistance trend that appears to be moving westwards across Canada. It’s...

Integrated Pest Management

Successful growers from across the country share their thoughts on Best Management Practices in potato production. Pests in their many forms — rooted, winged or...

World Review

China Researchers in China have conducted several studies to improve sweet potato through biotechnology. A recent report called “Sweet Potato Omics and Biotechnology in China”...

Market News

While up from the same time in 2013, the supply of stored potatoes going into summer was still tight — which should make for...

Equipment and Technology Showcase

  Soil Moisture Monitoring The Valley SoilPro 1200 uses advanced technology to collect detailed soil moisture data and to provide practical advice for growers on when and...

Eye On The Nation

New Brunswick By Louis Ouellette, Market Information Co-ordinator Potatoes New Brunswick The 2014 New Brunswick potato planting season got off to a slower start than normal. A...

Rising Resistance

Neonicotinoids are becoming less effective in the fight against Colorado potato beetle – a resistance trend that appears to be moving westwards across Canada. It’s...

Integrated Pest Management

Successful growers from across the country share their thoughts on Best Management Practices in potato production. Pests in their many forms — rooted, winged or...