Post-harvest potato storage expert says quality potato storage requires just two things: quality storage facilities and quality potatoes to store. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
Potato growers are familiar with the problems that stem from blackleg and are adept at managing it. However, two new strains have been identified and one has been spreading in North America for the last two years. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
The Ontario Potato Board and Dr. Eugenia Banks are collaborating on a new two-year project to evaluate late blight management technologies new to Ontario. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
Just because black cutworms don’t overwinter in Canada doesn’t mean they aren’t a threat to potato crops. The insects spend their winters in the southern United States but travel north on low-level jet streams and, once they cross the border into Canada, they look for a tasty food source. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!