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Cavendish Farms president concerned about P.E.I. deep-water well moratorium

If it wasn’t for a single rainfall event, Robert Irving, the president of Cavendish Farms, says the 2017 potato growing season could have been a disaster. To meet the challenge of dry weather conditions, Irving says industry leaders and the government need to come together and find a sustainable solution. Supplemental irrigation is part of the solution when rainfall isn’t enough, but the province's moratorium on digging wells is a roadblock. | READ MORE