Canadian potato production: June 2017
Potato farmers planted 344,884 acres (139 571 hectares) of potatoes in 2017, down 0.6 per cent from 2016, continuing the overall downward trend of the past 13 years. Seeded area decreased in every province except Quebec, Ontario and Alberta.
Prince Edward Island accounted for 26 per cent of total potato planted area in 2017, while Manitoba accounted for 19 per cent.
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An environmentally friendly solution to potato early dying complexAgriculture and Agri-Food Canada researchers in Fredericton, N.B. are exploring…
Four unique varieties of potato to be grown in CanadaYellow Sun, Red Smile, Kiss-me-a-lot and Lobster Red are four…
Late blight spore traps up and running in OntarioEight spore traps have been set up in potato fields…
Ag in MotionTue Jul 17, 2018 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Ontario Potato Field DayThu Aug 23, 2018 @ 3:00PM - 08:00PM