Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eicher provided an update on the expansion of J.R. Simplot Company’s (Simplot) french fry processing plant in Portage la Prairie at Manitoba Ag Days in Brandon.
Syngenta Canada announced the launch of Orondis Gold Potato fungicide for the suppression of two common storage diseases, pink rot and Pythium leak, in potatoes, on Jan. 14, 2019.
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A province in Western Canada could dethrone Prince Edward Island as the country’s top potato-producing region.
The Bank of Montreal has launched a financial relief program for potato farmers affected by P.E.I.’s adverse weather during the 2018 harvest.
It's been a challenging season for P.E.I. potato farmers trying to harvest their crops. Heavy rain and cold temperatures mean farmers have had limited chances to get their potatoes out of the ground without risking damage.
A worldwide shortage of potatoes, as a result of a hot dry growing season and wet harvest, has the potential to drive up the price for potatoes.
The P.E.I. Potato Board recently elected three new directors, a new vice-chairman and a new chairman.
Syngenta Canada Inc. announces the launch of Minecto Pro foliar-applied insecticide for broad-spectrum control of key pests in potatoes, apples, pears, and a variety of vegetable crops.
Cavendish Farms is asking the P.E.I. government to double land ownership limits for potato farmers warning of threats to the 'long-term sustainability' of the industry due to decreasing yields.
Syngenta Canada announces the registration of Vibrance Ultra Potato as a new seed treatment for the suppression of pink rot and control of other seed and soil-borne diseases, including late blight.
Cold wet October weather in P.E.I. is making harvest difficult for eastern producers.
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The state of succession planning across CanadaPotatoes in Canada is joining with Annex Business Media’s other…
Ivan Noonan recognized for his efforts in P.E.I.’s potato industryThe former general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board, Ivan…
Deadline approaches for Excellence Award for ag studentsFarm Management Canada (FMC) and the Canadian Association of Diploma…
Alberta irrigation water quality information now available onlineThe Alberta Irrigation Districts Association (AIDA) announced the release of…
CPMA Convention and TradeshowTue Apr 02, 2019
Potato Association of America Annual Meeting Sun Jul 28, 2019
Alberta Potato Conference and TradeshowTue Nov 19, 2019