b'2022 Canadian Spud CongressPUBLISHED BY: Welcome to the ISSUES INK 6327435 Canada Ltd.403-313 Pacific Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3A 0M2Phone: 204-453-1965, Fax: 204-475-5247 Canadian Spud CongressEmail: [email protected] IM EAGERLY AWAITING and counting down the days until Shawn [email protected] March 22, aka the first day of the Canadian Spud Congress. The EDITOR last few months have been a blur for the team here at Spud Smart Ashley [email protected] as we have worked hard to plan this years virtual Congress for EDITORIAL DIRECTOR you. Its a labour of love and we cant wait to share it with you.Sonja [email protected] The two days of the Congress are jam packed with content and MANAGING EDITOR opportunities to connect with the potato industry all from the Michelle [email protected] safety and comfort of your home. I am very much looking forward ASHLEY ROBINSON, ADVERTISING SALES Spud Smart editor to kicking off the Congress with a markets overview session. I Craig [email protected] its been a year of highs and lows for the Canadian potato Dean [email protected] industry, and our industry experts will bring insights on what to Sam [email protected] [email protected] expect as you head out into the fields this spring.CREATE CLIENT SERVICES We also have some great agronomy sessions. I am excited to Aiden [email protected] Haider Abbas and Zack Frederick from Manitoba sharing the MARKETING results of their mustard fumigation trials over the last few years. Theresa Ramsoomair, Shelby ColbertThe two had been looking for an opportunity to showcase their [email protected] work and I was thrilled that the Canadian Spud Congress was the CREATIVE perfect fit. Well also have an update on what the CanPEDNet is all Charlene McIvor, Lesley Nakonechny, Kyle Dratowany, about. I know this is popular topic of discussion in the industry Theresa Ramsoomair and Im excited to learn more about this important project.CIRCULATION Im thrilled this year to have even more grower panels than we Dean [email protected] did last year. I know potato growers love to learn from each other CONTRIBUTORS and Im excited to have some innovative growers sharing their Alex Martin, Marcel Bruins and Marc Zienkiewicz thoughts. Well take another look at the world of minimal tillage EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD and regenerative agriculture, and well also have an insightful Chad Berry, Darin Gibson, Greg Donald, Peter VanderZaag, chat about whats affecting farms across the country from potato Rick Peters, Scott Graham, Tracy Shinners-Carnelley wart to drought. SUBSCRIPTIONS Of course, agronomy and grower panels are a perfect mix, so Spud Smart is published four times a year. well have industry experts including growers speaking about To subscribe, please email [email protected] subscription rate is: $45.00/year plus GST.nematode and disease management on potato farms. Growing International subscription rate is CDN$110.00/year. a potato crop isnt just about the inputs though, so well takePRINTED IN CANADA a closer look at weather and what might be coming for this Please recycle where facilities exist. growing season.No part of this magazine may be reproduced without the writtenWere not just looking at what you grow on your farm permission of the publisher.though, were also going to have an insightful discussion aboutmakes no expressed or implied warranties ofsuccession planning. Sadly, you cant work the farm forever, and Spud Smartmechantability or fitness for a particular purpose or otherwise,if you want that legacy to continue on, having a good succession concerning the use of any product and assumes no liability for any injury or damage, direct or consequential, incurred from the use ofplan is key.such products or services therein. Federal, provincial and municipalThe Congress isnt all agronomy and marketing sessions and laws and regulations supersede the information contained within.this year we have invited some producers of potato made beer Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to: and vodka to speak with you about how they use spuds to make Issues Ink delicious drinks. And after youve learned about potato liquor 403-313 Pacific Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3A 0M2you can head over to the ever-popular Spud Shed to visit with PRIVACY CODE friends while partaking in a drink or two. To view our privacy policy, visit spudsmart.com. When youre not watching sessions theres our exhibition [email protected] to check out with tons of companies waiting to chat about their innovative products. When it comes down to it, theres so much to do at the Canadian Spud Congress and we cant wait to share it with you on March 22 and 23.#spudconMarch 22 & 23, 2022CANADIANSPUDCONGRESS.CA 1'