Potatoes in Canada



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December 7, 2022
Three Bayer fungicides granted new or extended registration

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December 7, 2022
Canada posts second consecutive record potato crop in 2022: StatsCan


November 18, 2022
New bill would allow P.E.I. to limit what crops can be grown in potato wart index fields


November 10, 2022
Establishment of a platform for rapid diagnosis of current and potential potato diseases in Alberta

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November 8, 2022
CFIB report warns of labour shortages in Canadian ag market

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October 24, 2022
Hot Potato! AAFC research into heat-tolerant potato genes builds on award-winning study

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October 14, 2022
Bibeau, Compton tour P.E.I. farms affected by Fiona


October 12, 2022
P.E.I. potato farmers worried excess moisture caused by Fiona may damage crops

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September 29, 2022
Seeds Canada creates public varieties database


September 28, 2022
Hurricane Fiona: Impacts on Atlantic Canadian agriculture and assistance programs

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September 28, 2022
Provincial harvest updates


September 28, 2022
‘Everything is unusable’: Fishers, farmers assess damage as Fiona wreaks havoc on industry


September 20, 2022
Dry September spoiling strong start to potato growing season


August 24, 2022
Export ban, not potato wart, is the more pressing issue, says P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture

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August 24, 2022
New Steketee mechanical weeder offers control for potato crops


August 24, 2022
Alberta potato growers “very happy” with 2022 crop progress


August 18, 2022
GoC invests $8.5 million to help Newfoundland and Nova Scotia farmers adopt sustainable practices

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August 11, 2022
McDonald’s Canada and McCain create Future of Potato Farming Fund

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July 28, 2022
Potato wart detected in P.E.I. field

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July 21, 2022
Potato seeding data for 2022 available

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June 23, 2022
GoC announces interest relief program for ag producers

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June 21, 2022
RDAR, Genomics Alberta to fund agriculture genomics projects

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June 20, 2022
CABEF announces winners of national agricultural scholarships


June 8, 2022
McCain reports strides on sustainability goals


June 3, 2022
Alberta crop seven to 10 days behind, says Potato Growers of Alberta ED

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May 31, 2022
New Airdrie chip processing facility aims to boost province’s potato economy


May 25, 2022
New research looks at more sustainable practices for bedding, irrigation

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May 24, 2022
New supports available for P.E.I. producers