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Common Scab, a Problem without a Solution?

Common scab continues to cause concern for potato growers. Common scab, caused mainly by the seed and soil-borne bacterium Streptomyces scabies, continues to be a...

Summer 2021 Cross Canada Check in with Potato Associations

Here is your provincial potato association updates from across Canada for the summer 2021 issue of Spud Smart. British Columbia Hugh Reynolds with Reynalda Farms in...

Colorado Potato Beetles are a Mile-High Headache

Entomologists not ready to throw in the towel against nasty pest — Colorado Potato Beetles. The Colorado potato beetle continues to frustrate farmers and take...

A Potato Farmer with No Land

Michiel Buijsse isn’t your typical potato grower, as he doesn’t own any of the land he farms on. When McCain Foods approached Michiel Buijsse about...

Producing Top Notch Potato Seed in Canada

Growing potato seed in Canada isn’t an easy job, a lot of work goes into it by the CFIA and seed growers across the...

Editorial — My Kind of, Sort of, Northern Obsession

I have a secret to admit. I love to go on about how great Canada’s North is. I’ll brag to anyone about the polar...

Common Scab, a Problem without a Solution?

Common scab continues to cause concern for potato growers. Common scab, caused mainly by the seed and soil-borne bacterium Streptomyces scabies, continues to be a...

Summer 2021 Cross Canada Check in with Potato Associations

Here is your provincial potato association updates from across Canada for the summer 2021 issue of Spud Smart. British Columbia Hugh Reynolds with Reynalda Farms in...

Colorado Potato Beetles are a Mile-High Headache

Entomologists not ready to throw in the towel against nasty pest — Colorado Potato Beetles. The Colorado potato beetle continues to frustrate farmers and take...

A Potato Farmer with No Land

Michiel Buijsse isn’t your typical potato grower, as he doesn’t own any of the land he farms on. When McCain Foods approached Michiel Buijsse about...

Producing Top Notch Potato Seed in Canada

Growing potato seed in Canada isn’t an easy job, a lot of work goes into it by the CFIA and seed growers across the...

Editorial — My Kind of, Sort of, Northern Obsession

I have a secret to admit. I love to go on about how great Canada’s North is. I’ll brag to anyone about the polar...