Sustainability

Sustainability

Equipping the Organic Toolbox

Organic potato producers face the same pest challenges as other producers, but must deal with them using a vastly different array of solutions.Potatoes are...

Investing in IPM

Major players in the potato industry are increasingly promoting sustainable pest management solutions—but many growers are already ahead of the curve.There are signs on...

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...

The Balancing Act

Recent research indicates that liming can improve soil health, increase pH levels--and boost yields.Recent liming research completed in Prince Edward Island shows that applying...

Novel Soil Amendment Products

Organic soil amendment products are showing promising results in the fight against soil-borne pathogens. Will they offer growers a viable alternative to crop protection...

Advances in Soil Sampling and Analysis

New soil tests aim to improve growers’ abilities to predict soil’s nitrogen supply.Regular soil sampling and testing are crucial elements for achieving a sound...

Equipping the Organic Toolbox

Organic potato producers face the same pest challenges as other producers, but must deal with them using a vastly different array of solutions.Potatoes are...

Investing in IPM

Major players in the potato industry are increasingly promoting sustainable pest management solutions—but many growers are already ahead of the curve.There are signs on...

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...

The Balancing Act

Recent research indicates that liming can improve soil health, increase pH levels--and boost yields.Recent liming research completed in Prince Edward Island shows that applying...

Novel Soil Amendment Products

Organic soil amendment products are showing promising results in the fight against soil-borne pathogens. Will they offer growers a viable alternative to crop protection...

Advances in Soil Sampling and Analysis

New soil tests aim to improve growers’ abilities to predict soil’s nitrogen supply.Regular soil sampling and testing are crucial elements for achieving a sound...