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Potato Growth Regulators and Sprout Inhibitors

It’s Time for the Potato Industry to Move Past the 1960s

As potatoes come out of the ground across the country, I want to take a moment to applaud producers on the big improvements they’re...

How to Avoid Your Own “Oh NO!” Moment

On a field tour this summer, I had a long conversation over lunch with a potato producer from Manitoba. A chatty guy who was...

Change is Coming, How it Comes is Up to Us

Each time I see a newspaper headline about new environmental and sustainability-based government regulations and corporate requirements being pushed down onto already over-burdened farmers,...

Changes Coming to the Storage Season Status Quo

I’m very happy to see increasing understanding of sustainability and important steps being made to support environmentally responsible agriculture through the potato growing season....

It Ain’t Easy Being a Potato Grower this Year

Though farmers are used to dealing with uncertainty, the start of this year’s growing season is testing the patience and stress levels of even...

Whether You Want To or Not, Let’s Talk Emissions

Agriculture accounts for about 12 per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions in Canada. As an industry, we can either wait for emissions reduction...

How to Tackle Seed Potatoes that Don’t Want to Sleep

Farmers growing potatoes across much of North America would likely prefer to forget last summer and fall. Between brutally hot and dry growing conditions...

Are You Buckling Under the Pressure of Consumers’ Scrutiny?

Today’s farmers are being saddled with more and more public and political insistence to decrease their environmental footprints. Whether you believe that's fair or...

Let’s Get Political — It’s Time to Talk about Sustainability in Potato Storage Treatment

Let me just lay it out there — I’m frustrated. Much more importantly, farmers are frustrated too. Farmers are being pushed from all sides...

A Whole Lot can go Wrong During the 12 Days of Christmas

With radio stations and grocery stores blasting Christmas carols since just after Remembrance Day, I’ve been whistling carols for a month. After the year...

It’s Time for the Potato Industry to Move Past the 1960s

As potatoes come out of the ground across the country, I want to take a moment to applaud producers on the big improvements they’re...

How to Avoid Your Own “Oh NO!” Moment

On a field tour this summer, I had a long conversation over lunch with a potato producer from Manitoba. A chatty guy who was...

Change is Coming, How it Comes is Up to Us

Each time I see a newspaper headline about new environmental and sustainability-based government regulations and corporate requirements being pushed down onto already over-burdened farmers,...

Changes Coming to the Storage Season Status Quo

I’m very happy to see increasing understanding of sustainability and important steps being made to support environmentally responsible agriculture through the potato growing season....

It Ain’t Easy Being a Potato Grower this Year

Though farmers are used to dealing with uncertainty, the start of this year’s growing season is testing the patience and stress levels of even...

Whether You Want To or Not, Let’s Talk Emissions

Agriculture accounts for about 12 per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions in Canada. As an industry, we can either wait for emissions reduction...

How to Tackle Seed Potatoes that Don’t Want to Sleep

Farmers growing potatoes across much of North America would likely prefer to forget last summer and fall. Between brutally hot and dry growing conditions...

Are You Buckling Under the Pressure of Consumers’ Scrutiny?

Today’s farmers are being saddled with more and more public and political insistence to decrease their environmental footprints. Whether you believe that's fair or...

Let’s Get Political — It’s Time to Talk about Sustainability in Potato Storage Treatment

Let me just lay it out there — I’m frustrated. Much more importantly, farmers are frustrated too. Farmers are being pushed from all sides...

A Whole Lot can go Wrong During the 12 Days of Christmas

With radio stations and grocery stores blasting Christmas carols since just after Remembrance Day, I’ve been whistling carols for a month. After the year...

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