Potatoes in Canada


Virtual Event
Canadian Potato Summit – 2021
February 3, 2021 at 12:00pm ET

The Canadian Potato Summit is your yearly update for what’s happening in the Canadian potato industry. Join industry members and growers in a virtual format to stay updated on research, industry projects and the latest field insights.

This interactive event will arm you with tools and information you need to kick off a successful growing season.

The Canadian Potato Summit has been approved for a total of four CCA-CEU credits in the areas of Soil & Water Management, Integrated Pest Management, Crop Management and Professional Development.

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Schedule

12:00 pm – 12:05 pm
Opening Remarks

Speaker: Stefanie Croley, editorial director, Potatoes in Canada

On DEMAND
Live Speaker Session 1 – CanPEDNet update

LIVE SESSION
Speakers: Dr. Mario Tenuta and Dr. Dmytro Yevtushenko

The Canadian Potato Early Dying Network (CanPEDNet) is a Canada-wide network of projects working on PED with growers across the country. In this session, Mario Tenuta with the University of Manitoba and Dmytro Yevtushenko, University of Lethbridge’s potato research chair, will share an update on the research happening within the program.

On DEMAND
Live Speaker Session 2: Potato breeding update

LIVE SESSION
Speaker: Vanessa Currie, Potato Research Program, University of Guelph

Vanessa will give an update from the University of Guelph’s research program, including variety trials and a pathology study.

1:50 pm to 2:00 pm
Break

On DEMAND
Live Speaker Session 3 – Industry panel discussion: United Potato Growers of Canada

LIVE SESSION
Speakers: Kevin MacIsaac, General Manager, United Potato Growers of Canada;
Terence Hochstein, Potato Growers of Alberta;
Greg Donald, P.E.I. Potato Board
Wayne Rempel, Kroeker Farms

3:00 pm
Closing remarks

On-Demand Sessions

Sessions on disease and pest management and crop management options - stay tuned for details.

On DEMAND
Winter cover crop research update

Speaker: Dr. Judith Nyiraneza, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, P.E.I.

On DEMAND
Wireworm control strategies

Speaker: Dr. Haley Catton, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, Alta.


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Frequently Asked Questions About Canadian Potato Summit – 2021


When, Where & How?

Canadian Potato Summit – 2021 will take place virtually via GoToWebinar on February 3, 2021 at 12:00pm ET.

We will email you your unique access link on the morning of February 3, 2021. If you don’t see an access link in your email inbox, please check your junk folder. If you are still unable to locate the email, contact Tara Jacobs, Event Manager.

Why Virtual?

The safety and wellbeing of our attendees, sponsors, community and employees is our number one priority. By making this event an online experience, it eliminates the need for attendees and sponsors to travel in-person, while enabling them to still benefit from the event content.

What’s Included?

Your registration provides you with VIP access to the live sessions, on-demand recorded content and product demonstrations. CCA & CEU credits will also be available.

Sponsor Now

To participate as a sponsor in this event, please contact for more information:
Michelle Allison, Publisher | 204-596-8710
Quinton Moorehead, National Account Manager | 204-720-1639