Fertility and Nutrients
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!