Traits and Genetics
P.E.I. Potato Board uses seed farm to bring new varieties to fields
The P.E.I. Potato Board is using its seed farm in Fox Island, P.E.I., to get new varieties into Island fields quickly and safely.
The farm at Fox Island grew over just 40 acres of seed potatoes and about 40 per cent of commercial potato acreage within the province is planted with seed from Fox Island. Even though there are private operations, having a local source of seed is a priority for the Board where potatoes is one of the Island’s major crops. | READ MORE