Potatoes in Canada

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P.E.I. farmers seeded more potatoes in 2014

July 17, 2014, Canada – Canadian potato producers reported seeding 348,221 acres (140,921 hectares) of potatoes in 2014, down two per cent from 2013, according to a recent report from Statistics Canada.

For the second year in a row, Manitoba had the largest decrease in seeded area, down 9.4 per cent to 63,384 acres (25,651 hectares). 

Prince Edward Island farmers reported the largest increase in seeded area for 2014, up 1.7 per cent from 2013 to 90,500 acres (36 624 hectares).