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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...

Feds fund research towards adoption of clean technologies and practices in P.E.I.

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay today announced an investment of $895,000 to the East Prince Agri-Environment Association to study the beneficial environmental effects of planting...

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...

Feds fund research towards adoption of clean technologies and practices in P.E.I.

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay today announced an investment of $895,000 to the East Prince Agri-Environment Association to study the beneficial environmental effects of planting...