Already faced with expected big losses this year due to rain and hail, potato growers in the Red River Valley are having trouble just getting their harvest season started.
The U.S. EPA is now among several organizations to dispute a study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer stating that glyphosate is a probable carcinogen.
People who avoid potatoes to reduce their carbohydrate intake can now try a new variety that’s touted to have a lower glycemic response than most potatoes.
Qingshu 9 is a high-yielding potato variety that can be found in fields all over China and is also grown in several other countries.
Potato and tomato growers in Alberta are being asked to help the effort to restore the province’s status of being free of late blight.
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