Weed Control

Taking the time to get it right March 2014

Growing potatoes is an intensive business. With so many variables to control to ensure crop success, it may seem simpler to keep a schedule; for example, spraying for all weeds when they are at an average stage of development and then spraying for disease every Monday. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New herbicide available for potato growers January 2014

Jan. 10, 2014, Mississauga – BASF Canada has received regulatory approval for Outlook, a new herbicide for potato growers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

First into the furrow March 2012

Growers have been waiting for another option for managing rhizoctonia and now one is available. DuPont is releasing Vertisan this spring and the bonus is it contains new chemistry within Group 7 products. It also offers management of early blight as a foliar spray, giving growers another option for early blight. 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!

Best practices at planting March 2012

“This coming season, it is very important for growers to ensure the seed they will plant is healthy,” says Eugenia Banks, a potato specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A little mist goes a long way February 2012

Ever have a bin where, despite your best efforts to prevent rot, all you see are spoiled potatoes when you open the hatch? Applying fungicides or sprout inhibitors as the potatoes are placed in storage are obvious solutions, but what if the problem is the application or amount of the used product? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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