Fertility and Nutrients

Most nitrates in Northumberland Strait from P.E.I. – study March 2016

A research team has discovered that Prince Edward Island is exporting more than just potatoes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Irrigation method saves water for potato growth December 2015

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers have found an irrigation method that uses 50 per cent less water. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Drone tech on display over PEI potato fields September 2015

A drone was flying high above an Island potato field last week as part of a 4-R Nutrient Stewardship demonstration of how the technology can help farmers improve crops and reduce the amount of fertilizer they use. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Brassicas in potato rotations April 2015

If you’re dealing with some tough soil-borne diseases, adding canola, mustard or rapeseed to your potato rotation could help. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New fertilizer application method under review September 2014

A new method of applying fertilizer to potato crops is showing promise in P.E.I. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A functional feedlot March 2014

Southern Alberta is well known as cattle country, but the region also is home to significant commercial potato production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The green manure alternative February 2010

Potato crops require large amounts of most inputs and potato growers seek economical alternatives for what this high-value crop requires. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Beneficial potato bacteria March 2012

One day soon, you might be able to give your potato crop an extra boost from beneficial bacteria, thanks to some innovative studies by Ontario researchers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Tweaking fertility February 2013

Adjusting fertility programs by the tiniest increment could net a yield increase. All that might be required is better understanding the soil’s needs or choosing nutrient materials that will work more effectively in particular soil profiles. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A ‘blood test’ for potatoes February 2013

A simple blood test at a medical laboratory can tell your doctor a lot about your health. From the test results, a doctor can suggest ways to improve your overall well-being. Human blood tests were the inspiration for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) researcher Dr. Helen Tai to consider a test for nitrogen levels in potatoes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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