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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...

Strain Tracking

Information on shifting late blight strains is helping to control this devastating disease. Through a national initiative, Canadian researchers have found that late blight strains...

Potatoes and Water Management: From Deluge to Drought

Potato producers know all too well that controlling Mother Nature is as likely as reigning in a two year-old. In either case, you’re doomed...

Simple and Effective Late Blight Detection

Spore traps alert growers to late blight pressure. Determining late blight presence and the resulting pressure on potato crops is an ongoing challenge. Usually, potato...

Conservation Measures Outperform Conventional Yields

Yields and other benefits are there under conservation potato production practices; the challenge is to reduce the cost of compost. Conventional potato production appears ultimately...

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...

Strain Tracking

Information on shifting late blight strains is helping to control this devastating disease. Through a national initiative, Canadian researchers have found that late blight strains...

Potatoes and Water Management: From Deluge to Drought

Potato producers know all too well that controlling Mother Nature is as likely as reigning in a two year-old. In either case, you’re doomed...

Simple and Effective Late Blight Detection

Spore traps alert growers to late blight pressure. Determining late blight presence and the resulting pressure on potato crops is an ongoing challenge. Usually, potato...

Conservation Measures Outperform Conventional Yields

Yields and other benefits are there under conservation potato production practices; the challenge is to reduce the cost of compost. Conventional potato production appears ultimately...