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Are Cover Crops an Answer to Mitigating Climate Change?

There is a lot of talk about climate change. Many people point to agriculture as one of the potential sources to the answer of...

Editorial — The Spud Smart Editor’s Regenerative Ag Confusion

One Friday I was sitting at my desk doing my usual morning tasks when an email landed in my inbox. It was from a...

Making a Canadian Potato Breeding Program Work

A group of Canadian potato breeders have teamed up to breed potato varieties for late blight resistance. Potato breeders strive to develop new varieties with...

Only Growing Potatoes at Eagle Farms

At Eagle Farms they exclusively grow potatoes and contract their grain production out. Over the years, generational family farm Eagle Farms in Saint-Andre, NB, has...

Fall 2021 Cross Canada Check in with Potato Associations

Here is your provincial potato association updates from across Canada for the fall 2021 issue of Spud Smart. Alberta By: Terence Hochstein, executive director of the...

Looking Closely at the Perks of Using Cover Crops

Taking a closer look at how cover crops can help your soil and potato yields. Experts Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and...

Are Cover Crops an Answer to Mitigating Climate Change?

There is a lot of talk about climate change. Many people point to agriculture as one of the potential sources to the answer of...

Editorial — The Spud Smart Editor’s Regenerative Ag Confusion

One Friday I was sitting at my desk doing my usual morning tasks when an email landed in my inbox. It was from a...

Making a Canadian Potato Breeding Program Work

A group of Canadian potato breeders have teamed up to breed potato varieties for late blight resistance. Potato breeders strive to develop new varieties with...

Only Growing Potatoes at Eagle Farms

At Eagle Farms they exclusively grow potatoes and contract their grain production out. Over the years, generational family farm Eagle Farms in Saint-Andre, NB, has...

Fall 2021 Cross Canada Check in with Potato Associations

Here is your provincial potato association updates from across Canada for the fall 2021 issue of Spud Smart. Alberta By: Terence Hochstein, executive director of the...

Looking Closely at the Perks of Using Cover Crops

Taking a closer look at how cover crops can help your soil and potato yields. Experts Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and...