Issues Winter 2017

Winter 2017

More Than Just a Purple Potato

Growing and selling specialty potatoes may offer opportunities to share information about health benefits. Although potato growers, large grocery chains and potato processors continue to...

Sorghum-Sudangrass as Rotation Crop

Already grown by some potato farmers in P.E.I., the use of this multi-benefit crop may increase in years to come. The ideal potato rotation crop...

Remarkable Turnaround for Manitoba Grower

Eleven years ago, things weren’t going so well for Manitoba potato grower Sheldon Wiebe. Wiebe had gone through some really tough years on his farm...

Imidacloprid Uncertainty

UPDATE:  The consultation period has been extended. Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments and suggestions by 23 March 2017. Unless you’ve been hiding under...

IPM Training Module Launched

A new online resource makes it easier for potato growers and potato scouts to spot problems early. Positive comments are coming fast and furious for...

Managing Soil-Borne Pests, Diseases

For potato farmers, soil-borne pests and diseases are like that pesky younger sibling that’s always trying to get you in trouble: ignore them at...

More Than Just a Purple Potato

Growing and selling specialty potatoes may offer opportunities to share information about health benefits. Although potato growers, large grocery chains and potato processors continue to...

Sorghum-Sudangrass as Rotation Crop

Already grown by some potato farmers in P.E.I., the use of this multi-benefit crop may increase in years to come. The ideal potato rotation crop...

Remarkable Turnaround for Manitoba Grower

Eleven years ago, things weren’t going so well for Manitoba potato grower Sheldon Wiebe. Wiebe had gone through some really tough years on his farm...

Imidacloprid Uncertainty

UPDATE:  The consultation period has been extended. Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments and suggestions by 23 March 2017. Unless you’ve been hiding under...

IPM Training Module Launched

A new online resource makes it easier for potato growers and potato scouts to spot problems early. Positive comments are coming fast and furious for...

Managing Soil-Borne Pests, Diseases

For potato farmers, soil-borne pests and diseases are like that pesky younger sibling that’s always trying to get you in trouble: ignore them at...