Issues Summer 2018

Summer 2018

Preparing for the Potato’s Future

It’s always been critical to breed new crop varieties with good yield and harvest quality, but it’s more important than ever to do so...

Disease Watch: Potato Early Dying

Potato early dying (PED) is also known as early die and early maturity wilt. This disease is endemic in many fields with a long...

Mustering Mustard for Potato Productivity

Adding mustard green manures to Maritime potato rotations could help overcome the two major factors limiting potato yields in the region.A recent study by...

Manitoba Grower Prizes Self-Reliance

Spud Plains Farms is one of the largest potato operations in Manitoba. The 15,000-acre farm includes about 4,500 acres of irrigated potatoes which are...

Market News

Total potato storage holdings were up just over three per cent on June 1 compared to the year before, largely due to processing plant...

2018 Forecast Calls for Optimism

Potato growers across the country are feeling optimistic this season as increased demand for their product has created some newfound enthusiasm.For most of the...

Preparing for the Potato’s Future

It’s always been critical to breed new crop varieties with good yield and harvest quality, but it’s more important than ever to do so...

Disease Watch: Potato Early Dying

Potato early dying (PED) is also known as early die and early maturity wilt. This disease is endemic in many fields with a long...

Mustering Mustard for Potato Productivity

Adding mustard green manures to Maritime potato rotations could help overcome the two major factors limiting potato yields in the region.A recent study by...

Manitoba Grower Prizes Self-Reliance

Spud Plains Farms is one of the largest potato operations in Manitoba. The 15,000-acre farm includes about 4,500 acres of irrigated potatoes which are...

Market News

Total potato storage holdings were up just over three per cent on June 1 compared to the year before, largely due to processing plant...

2018 Forecast Calls for Optimism

Potato growers across the country are feeling optimistic this season as increased demand for their product has created some newfound enthusiasm.For most of the...