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Potato News from Saskatchewan

'Win-win': Better fertilizer use by farmers saves money and the environment
Dramatic increase in synthetic fertilizers has increased crop yields, but also nitrous oxide emissions
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Late blight on a potato leaf (Courtesy: Sue Boyetchko, AAFC)
A research scientist at Agriculture and Agrifood Canada has discovered that naturally-occurring bacteria in soil may offer protection against late blight (Phytophthora Infestans).