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Potato module available on Ontario Crop IPM

A potato IPM training module has been launched and can be found on the Ontario CropIPM website. >> Read full article

HortSnacks-to-Go webinar series

The HortSnacks-to-Go 2016-2017 Webinar Series gets underway on October 17, 2016, at 3 p.m. MT. >> Read full article

Lessons in Marketing webinar

Explore Local is once again hosting a number of extension events this fall, including webinars, kicking off with “Being the Best: Lessons in Marketing from the 2016 North American Farm Direct Marketing Association” on October 12, 2016. >> Read full article

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Fungi can lend a helping hand to potatoes

Life can be difficult for a potato plant when the soil is thirsting for water and nutrients – unless the plant is given a helping hand from a certain group of fungi.

Water and phosphorous are limited resources, so agriculture needs to use them economically. The problem is that saving too much can affect yield negatively. Since the world's population needs food, the trick is to produce as much food per unit of water and phosphorous as possible by using the resources optimally. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

2016 Food Safety Symposium

Oct. 18, 2016
Location: Mississauga Convention Centre, Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info

Traceability Symposium 2016: Bridging the Gaps

Nov. 2, 2016
Location: Calgary, Alberta >> More Info

2016 Alberta Potato Conference & Trade Show

Nov. 21-23, 2016
Location: The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alta. >> More Info