Issues Spring 2019

Spring 2019

Champion Potato Grower has Roots in Holland

ALBERTA POTATO PRODUCER Laus Stiekema was in his early 40s when he decided to leave the Netherlands with his wife and four kids to...

Promoting Potatoes

Potato marketers in Canada have stepped up their efforts to convince consumers to eat more spuds. Thanks to innovative media campaigns by P.E.I. Potatoes...

What Consumers Want and Farmers Need

Results from consumer studies will help industry stakeholders market potatoes.Gathering good information is important for any sector in meeting current and future market demands,...

Potato Breeding: A European Approach, Part III

Marcel Bruins, editor of European Seed, discusses the challenges and opportunities of breeding new potato varieties with the leaders of Europe's major potato breeding...

Innate Outlook

The U.S. company behind the biotech potato says when it comes to Innate adoption in Canada, it will continue to be "patiently persistent."INNATE POTATOES,...

What’s Old is New Again: Practical CPB Insecticide Resistance Management

 As growers head into another production season, some are concerned about Colorado potato beetle populations and rising neonic insecticide resistance. Ian MacRae, a professor and...

Champion Potato Grower has Roots in Holland

ALBERTA POTATO PRODUCER Laus Stiekema was in his early 40s when he decided to leave the Netherlands with his wife and four kids to...

Promoting Potatoes

Potato marketers in Canada have stepped up their efforts to convince consumers to eat more spuds. Thanks to innovative media campaigns by P.E.I. Potatoes...

What Consumers Want and Farmers Need

Results from consumer studies will help industry stakeholders market potatoes.Gathering good information is important for any sector in meeting current and future market demands,...

Potato Breeding: A European Approach, Part III

Marcel Bruins, editor of European Seed, discusses the challenges and opportunities of breeding new potato varieties with the leaders of Europe's major potato breeding...

Innate Outlook

The U.S. company behind the biotech potato says when it comes to Innate adoption in Canada, it will continue to be "patiently persistent."INNATE POTATOES,...

What’s Old is New Again: Practical CPB Insecticide Resistance Management

 As growers head into another production season, some are concerned about Colorado potato beetle populations and rising neonic insecticide resistance. Ian MacRae, a professor and...