John Dietz is freelance writer based in Manitoba.
A common organism is blocking diseases like botrytis and sclerotinia, and raising hopes among organic growers. No spray required, just bees.
Canada's largest organic potato farm also happens to be corporate and family-run. The fourth and most recent generation of stakeholders, which includes 91 individuals in the 20-30-40 age range, is slowly changing the corporation's thinking and transitioning the farm to organic.