If you understand the role oxygen, and its lack, plays in potato diseases, you’ll be better equipped to battle them.
It sometimes seems that culls and volunteers survive even winter conditions, while your desired crop needs coddling. Taking a look at how feral potatoes behave will give you insights that will help you get the results you need for your crop.
Conditions favoring disease development and spread have led to the establishment of early warning or forecast programs for late blight and early blight.
One of the reasons Russet Burbank is still around while other varieties have gone by the wayside is that it is relatively consistent in its performance.
Part of being prepared for unusual weather patterns means being on the lookout for problematic pathogens and other pests.
The North American potato industry is a complex and wonderful entity. Like everything in the world of agriculture, […]
Now, more than ever, we must have the foresight to invest our time and money to prepare a workforce capable of addressing food security in the future.
It seems as though there are some issues that are so important that no matter how much we’ve […]
Weed control, one of the most difficult problems facing producers, has been revolutionized by glyphosate-resistant varieties on an […]