Issues Summer 2020

Summer 2020

Improving the Family Farm

The pandemic may have caused problems in the potato industry, but the Perry family are looking at the bright side as their family works...

Tater Tales: What’s New in Potato Production?

In this column I’m looking at three aspects of potato production — the risk of insecticide resistance in Colorado potato beetles (CPBs), “lazy” potato...

Pandemic Fallout

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of the Canadian potato industry and forced growers to rethink their planting plans.In mid-March, the COVID-19...

Summer 2020 Market News

The surplus of spuds created by the COVID 19 pandemic closures will affect the potato market well into the fall.The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted...

Potato Consumption Rebound Puts Squeeze on Reduced Acres

Potato acres across Canada are expected to be down for 2020, due to contract volume cuts in March as the pandemic lockdown hit North...

First of its Kind

A farmer in Manitoba is trying out a first of its kind seeding experiment — using direct seeding with minimal tillage to try and...

Improving the Family Farm

The pandemic may have caused problems in the potato industry, but the Perry family are looking at the bright side as their family works...

Tater Tales: What’s New in Potato Production?

In this column I’m looking at three aspects of potato production — the risk of insecticide resistance in Colorado potato beetles (CPBs), “lazy” potato...

Pandemic Fallout

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of the Canadian potato industry and forced growers to rethink their planting plans.In mid-March, the COVID-19...

Summer 2020 Market News

The surplus of spuds created by the COVID 19 pandemic closures will affect the potato market well into the fall.The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted...

Potato Consumption Rebound Puts Squeeze on Reduced Acres

Potato acres across Canada are expected to be down for 2020, due to contract volume cuts in March as the pandemic lockdown hit North...

First of its Kind

A farmer in Manitoba is trying out a first of its kind seeding experiment — using direct seeding with minimal tillage to try and...