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Nutrient Stewardship

Potatoes and biochar are not friends

Adding biochar to soil can reduce yield in potatoes – particularly if the soil is deficient in phosphorus and water.Studies have shown that adding...

Potato funding announced for Manitoba

The Canada and Manitoba governments have invested more than $210,000 in a new vegetable research site near Winkler, Man., focused on improving yields, developing...

4R Nutrient Stewardship

Making potato production more sustainable.4R nutrient stewardship represents an innovative approach to nutrient best management practices. Proponents of applying this concept to potato production...

No Winter’s Rest for Soil

Researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Potato Research Centre have learned microbial activity continues in the soil long after the snow flies — important...

Sustainability Matters

At the base of sustainability discussions lies the soil—the last frontier of agricultural environmental stewardship. Canadian researchers and industry members are tackling soil health...

Best Practices: Irrigation and Fertility Management

Four growers from four potato-growing regions of Canada discuss their irrigation and fertility management practices. BIOGRAPHIESHomer VanderZaag grows about 900 acres of potatoes, primarily...

Potatoes and biochar are not friends

Adding biochar to soil can reduce yield in potatoes – particularly if the soil is deficient in phosphorus and water.Studies have shown that adding...

Potato funding announced for Manitoba

The Canada and Manitoba governments have invested more than $210,000 in a new vegetable research site near Winkler, Man., focused on improving yields, developing...

4R Nutrient Stewardship

Making potato production more sustainable.4R nutrient stewardship represents an innovative approach to nutrient best management practices. Proponents of applying this concept to potato production...

No Winter’s Rest for Soil

Researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Potato Research Centre have learned microbial activity continues in the soil long after the snow flies — important...

Sustainability Matters

At the base of sustainability discussions lies the soil—the last frontier of agricultural environmental stewardship. Canadian researchers and industry members are tackling soil health...

Best Practices: Irrigation and Fertility Management

Four growers from four potato-growing regions of Canada discuss their irrigation and fertility management practices. BIOGRAPHIESHomer VanderZaag grows about 900 acres of potatoes, primarily...