Potatoes in Canada

Cold, wet weather a challenge for P.E.I. potato farmers

Cold wet October weather in P.E.I. is making harvest difficult for eastern producers.

October 25, 2018

Cooler morning temperatures means that some farmers aren’t starting to harvest until mid-afternoon and working late into the night. A late spring frost and early fall frost, coupled with the dry growing season, means yields for the province are expected to be on the lighter side. | READ MORE