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UPGC General Manager Kevin MacIsaac to Retire this Fall

Kevin MacIsaac, who has been the general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) for the past 10 years will retire this...

This Spuds for You — A Potato Brewed Beer

A Calgary, Alta. brewery has brewed a beer using potatoes as its specialty ingredient. Thinking outside the box isn’t new for the Establishment Brewing Company....

How the Promise of Gene Editing Drew Thilani Jayakody into Potato Research

Borlaug Scholar Thilani Jayakody explains what lead to her interest in potato breeding. The Borlaug Scholar program is an award program run by the National...

Potato Sustainability Alliance Announces New Executive Director John Mesko

The Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) has a new executive director — John Mesko, the group says in an August 30 news release. "I like the...

Probing for Rain to Make More Informed Irrigation Choices

Simplot potato growers in Manitoba are using soil moisture probes in order to make more informed irrigation choices. When do you turn on the pivots?...

DoMoreAg Launches Course to Teach Mental Health Professionals about Ag

Mental health professionals will now be able to take a course which provides information about agriculture and the struggles those working in the industry...

UPGC General Manager Kevin MacIsaac to Retire this Fall

Kevin MacIsaac, who has been the general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) for the past 10 years will retire this...

This Spuds for You — A Potato Brewed Beer

A Calgary, Alta. brewery has brewed a beer using potatoes as its specialty ingredient. Thinking outside the box isn’t new for the Establishment Brewing Company....

How the Promise of Gene Editing Drew Thilani Jayakody into Potato Research

Borlaug Scholar Thilani Jayakody explains what lead to her interest in potato breeding. The Borlaug Scholar program is an award program run by the National...

Potato Sustainability Alliance Announces New Executive Director John Mesko

The Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) has a new executive director — John Mesko, the group says in an August 30 news release. "I like the...

Probing for Rain to Make More Informed Irrigation Choices

Simplot potato growers in Manitoba are using soil moisture probes in order to make more informed irrigation choices. When do you turn on the pivots?...

DoMoreAg Launches Course to Teach Mental Health Professionals about Ag

Mental health professionals will now be able to take a course which provides information about agriculture and the struggles those working in the industry...