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    IssuesSummer 2015

    Summer 2015

    Production Projections

    Statistic Canada’s potato acreage estimates are similar to last year but a strong start in most provinces has growers feeling optimistic. Favourable conditions in most...

    What’s After Thimet?

    Thimet’s phaseout puts the spotlight on Capture as a viable alternative for controlling wireworm in potatoes. Researchers, industry stakeholders and growers say it delivers. There’s...

    Late Blight Breakthrough

    A new major genetic discovery could have great potential for the Canadian potato industry. There may be a new weapon in the fight against one...

    Controlling Silver Scurf

    This common disease that causes unsightly blemishes on potatoes can be a headache for fresh market producers. What options are available to growers for...

    If Plants Could Talk

    Scientists at Agricultural and Agri-Food Canada’s Potato Research Centre hope to develop a handheld device that could one day tell farmers how their crops...

    From Chuno to Vodka

    Potato processing has been around for centuries, and there’s a lot more to it than making french fries and potato chips. Fresh potato consumption, once...

    Production Projections

    Statistic Canada’s potato acreage estimates are similar to last year but a strong start in most provinces has growers feeling optimistic. Favourable conditions in most...

    What’s After Thimet?

    Thimet’s phaseout puts the spotlight on Capture as a viable alternative for controlling wireworm in potatoes. Researchers, industry stakeholders and growers say it delivers. There’s...

    Late Blight Breakthrough

    A new major genetic discovery could have great potential for the Canadian potato industry. There may be a new weapon in the fight against one...

    Controlling Silver Scurf

    This common disease that causes unsightly blemishes on potatoes can be a headache for fresh market producers. What options are available to growers for...

    If Plants Could Talk

    Scientists at Agricultural and Agri-Food Canada’s Potato Research Centre hope to develop a handheld device that could one day tell farmers how their crops...

    From Chuno to Vodka

    Potato processing has been around for centuries, and there’s a lot more to it than making french fries and potato chips. Fresh potato consumption, once...