IssuesWinter 2021

Winter 2021

Revisiting the Impact of Heat Stress on Potatoes

Heat during the growing season is causing disease problems for potato growers.Hot, dry summers have become more prevalent in Ontario and elsewhere during the...

A Virtual Meeting

When I first started this job a year ago, I was so excited to go to every potato industry conference and meet all of...

The Buzz on Diploid Potatoes

What are diploid potatoes and why are breeders and processors so interested in them? Diploid potato breeding, and producing varieties from true potato seed, has...

Vaccine Offers Hope for Potato Market

With COVID-19 vaccinations rolling out across North America, the potato industry is hoping it will mean a boost in consumption as society inches closer...

The Grocery Store Revolution

Online grocery shopping will be here to stay following the pandemic, but the food supply industry will need to get creative when marketing products. As...

Hope for Wireworm Control

A new wireworm control product from BASF, Cimegra, is giving growers hope following years of products being phased out. Potato growers fearing a shrinking toolbox...

Revisiting the Impact of Heat Stress on Potatoes

Heat during the growing season is causing disease problems for potato growers.Hot, dry summers have become more prevalent in Ontario and elsewhere during the...

A Virtual Meeting

When I first started this job a year ago, I was so excited to go to every potato industry conference and meet all of...

The Buzz on Diploid Potatoes

What are diploid potatoes and why are breeders and processors so interested in them? Diploid potato breeding, and producing varieties from true potato seed, has...

Vaccine Offers Hope for Potato Market

With COVID-19 vaccinations rolling out across North America, the potato industry is hoping it will mean a boost in consumption as society inches closer...

The Grocery Store Revolution

Online grocery shopping will be here to stay following the pandemic, but the food supply industry will need to get creative when marketing products. As...

Hope for Wireworm Control

A new wireworm control product from BASF, Cimegra, is giving growers hope following years of products being phased out. Potato growers fearing a shrinking toolbox...