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How to Avoid “What Happened to my Crop?!” Disappointment

Farmers usually feel pretty hopeful about the potential of their crops at this time of year: the most common comment I hear in early...

Do You Miss the Money You Could Have Earned?

What could you afford and achieve if you could move from, say, a 300 cwt/acre potato crop to a 400 cwt/acre crop? For a variety...

Disease Management vs. Sustainability — Does it Have to be a Choice?

The push for sustainability in agriculture today has garnered mainstream attention. We’re shifting towards seeing and valuing regenerative, soil-health promoting practices, and that’s good...

Soil Fumigation Treatment Zones — What You Don’t Know Could be Stealing from Your Investment

When growers apply Strike soil fumigant under their carefully managed field conditions, they get impressive results — top-notch control of rhizoctonia, black dot, common...

Are You Throwing Money Away on Your Soil Fumigation?

You’ve seen the research study results that show soil fumigation with chloropicrin, aka Strike, can effectively subdue rhizoctonia, black dot, common scab, and early...

What Patates Dolbec Learned About Soil Fumigation Could Make You Money

Each year, scab steals a costly percentage of the potatoes produced at Patates Dolbec, one of Quebec’s largest farms. Philippe Parent, Patates Dolbec’s director...

Potato School Snapshot — Can Fumigation and Sustainability Align?

As an agronomist and potato scientist, I’m always fascinated to hear the latest research from potato experts around the world. That’s why the TriCal...

Tackling Early Die Complex — a Sneak Peek from Potato School

If potato producers could snap their fingers to solve the most costly and frustrating production challenge they face, almost all would snap away early...

What’s Biting into Your Farm’s Economic and Environmental Sustainability?

Up to 58 per cent of all the food produced in Canada is lost or wasted each year. Think about that: nearly two of...

Tired Soils Aren’t an Inevitable, Unwinnable Battle

I receive countless calls from frustrated potato growers who tell me they are throwing costly inputs at their fields, yet not seeing the yields...

How to Avoid “What Happened to my Crop?!” Disappointment

Farmers usually feel pretty hopeful about the potential of their crops at this time of year: the most common comment I hear in early...

Do You Miss the Money You Could Have Earned?

What could you afford and achieve if you could move from, say, a 300 cwt/acre potato crop to a 400 cwt/acre crop? For a variety...

Disease Management vs. Sustainability — Does it Have to be a Choice?

The push for sustainability in agriculture today has garnered mainstream attention. We’re shifting towards seeing and valuing regenerative, soil-health promoting practices, and that’s good...

Soil Fumigation Treatment Zones — What You Don’t Know Could be Stealing from Your Investment

When growers apply Strike soil fumigant under their carefully managed field conditions, they get impressive results — top-notch control of rhizoctonia, black dot, common...

Are You Throwing Money Away on Your Soil Fumigation?

You’ve seen the research study results that show soil fumigation with chloropicrin, aka Strike, can effectively subdue rhizoctonia, black dot, common scab, and early...

What Patates Dolbec Learned About Soil Fumigation Could Make You Money

Each year, scab steals a costly percentage of the potatoes produced at Patates Dolbec, one of Quebec’s largest farms. Philippe Parent, Patates Dolbec’s director...

Potato School Snapshot — Can Fumigation and Sustainability Align?

As an agronomist and potato scientist, I’m always fascinated to hear the latest research from potato experts around the world. That’s why the TriCal...

Tackling Early Die Complex — a Sneak Peek from Potato School

If potato producers could snap their fingers to solve the most costly and frustrating production challenge they face, almost all would snap away early...

What’s Biting into Your Farm’s Economic and Environmental Sustainability?

Up to 58 per cent of all the food produced in Canada is lost or wasted each year. Think about that: nearly two of...

Tired Soils Aren’t an Inevitable, Unwinnable Battle

I receive countless calls from frustrated potato growers who tell me they are throwing costly inputs at their fields, yet not seeing the yields...

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