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Comparing New Nitrogen Alternatives

Alberta’s Russet Burbank growers are very experienced in managing nitrogen fertilizer for successful crops. Could some new products not only maintain tuber yield and...

Preparing for the Potato’s Future

Laying the groundwork to identify traits that will help potato crops face the impacts of climate change.It’s always been critical to breed new crop...

Correctly Used Neonics Do Not Adversely Affect Honeybee Colonies, New Research Finds

The three most widely used neonicotinoid pesticides for flowering crops pose no risk to honeybee colonies when used correctly as seed treatments, according to...

Improving Soil, Improving Potatoes

Planting cover crops offers many benefits.Innovative growers and an agronomist recently teamed up to look at ways to improve the potato crop and the...

A novel option to combat soil erosion

A nurse crop is one tool for reducing erosion in potato fields.A spring cover crop planted at potato planting time – called a nurse...

Banks: Ontario Variety Trial Results

Ed. note: On Sept. 4, 2017, Eugenia Banks, potato specialist with the Ontario Potato Board, dug up the Beeton (Ontario) Variety Trial plot that...

Comparing New Nitrogen Alternatives

Alberta’s Russet Burbank growers are very experienced in managing nitrogen fertilizer for successful crops. Could some new products not only maintain tuber yield and...

Preparing for the Potato’s Future

Laying the groundwork to identify traits that will help potato crops face the impacts of climate change.It’s always been critical to breed new crop...

Correctly Used Neonics Do Not Adversely Affect Honeybee Colonies, New Research Finds

The three most widely used neonicotinoid pesticides for flowering crops pose no risk to honeybee colonies when used correctly as seed treatments, according to...

Improving Soil, Improving Potatoes

Planting cover crops offers many benefits.Innovative growers and an agronomist recently teamed up to look at ways to improve the potato crop and the...

A novel option to combat soil erosion

A nurse crop is one tool for reducing erosion in potato fields.A spring cover crop planted at potato planting time – called a nurse...

Banks: Ontario Variety Trial Results

Ed. note: On Sept. 4, 2017, Eugenia Banks, potato specialist with the Ontario Potato Board, dug up the Beeton (Ontario) Variety Trial plot that...