Issues Summer 2014

Summer 2014

Managing Fusarium Dry Rot in Potatoes

From planting to storage, fusarium can affect tubers at every stage of the production cycle. Here are some tips for protecting your potatoes.Fusarium is...

A New Way Forward

Canadian growers are mulling over the results of a recently completed feasibility study on the creation of a National Promotion and Research Agency. The...

Production Projections

Statistics Canada’s potato acreage estimates are flat to down for 2014, but coast-to-coast, Canada’s growers are optimistic.Statistics Canada’s production estimates for 2014, released this...

A Sweet Choice for Potato Growers

Cooler temperatures and shorter growing seasons make growing sweet potatoes a challenge in Canada. Research underway in Eastern Canada could prove to be a...

Future of Potato Breeding

 The country’s private potato breeders are calling for a bigger say in how new varieties are developed in Canada. Three years ago, Quebec’s Andre Gagnon...

Searching for a Silver Bullet

The clock is ticking on Thimet 15G, the insecticide of choice for controlling wireworm in potatoes in most areas of Canada. Because Canada’s regulators...

Managing Fusarium Dry Rot in Potatoes

From planting to storage, fusarium can affect tubers at every stage of the production cycle. Here are some tips for protecting your potatoes.Fusarium is...

A New Way Forward

Canadian growers are mulling over the results of a recently completed feasibility study on the creation of a National Promotion and Research Agency. The...

Production Projections

Statistics Canada’s potato acreage estimates are flat to down for 2014, but coast-to-coast, Canada’s growers are optimistic.Statistics Canada’s production estimates for 2014, released this...

A Sweet Choice for Potato Growers

Cooler temperatures and shorter growing seasons make growing sweet potatoes a challenge in Canada. Research underway in Eastern Canada could prove to be a...

Future of Potato Breeding

 The country’s private potato breeders are calling for a bigger say in how new varieties are developed in Canada. Three years ago, Quebec’s Andre Gagnon...

Searching for a Silver Bullet

The clock is ticking on Thimet 15G, the insecticide of choice for controlling wireworm in potatoes in most areas of Canada. Because Canada’s regulators...