News March 2019

Getting seeding depth right: A farmer’s perspective

“Making time for potato industry conferences and events is a great way to learn from others, gain ideas, and improve your business whether you’re a grower, processor, or a technology supplier like me,” writes technologist
Bill Menkveld in his latest column published by SpudSmart magazine in Canada.

“At the end of January, I ran into Terrence Bueckert of Beaver Creek Farms at Manitoba Potato Production Days in Brandon,” Menkveld writes. “They grow 9,000 acres of crops including 1,000 acres of potatoes near MacGregor in central Manitoba. Because of Terrence’s experience with potato planting, I really value his perspective on how seemingly small adjustments can make a significant difference to potato production. So, I followed up with him to share his thoughts…”

Read Menkveld’s column published on this page of SpudSmart magazine