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McCain Foods appoints Mr. José Boisjoli to its Board of Directors
McCain Foods Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. José Boisjoli to its Board of Directors, by its parent company, McCain Foods Group Inc.
Lunchtime is over for the Colorado potato beetle
Chemicals in the leaves of potato plants, produced naturally by the plant, may hold the key to a new way to control Colorado potato beetles - a major pest for potato growers.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Romain Cools new President and CEO of  World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc
David Thompson steps down as President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. and announces Romain Cools as new President and CEO.
McCain Foods executive makes predictions for future of potato industry
McCain Foods Global Vice President for Agronomy Ghislain Pelletier shared his vision for the future of the potato industry with Island growers during the recent annual meeting of the PEI Potato Board.
Darryl Wallace new Chairman of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has a new Chairman as a result of its December 4th Board of Directors meeting.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Research into sustainable management practices to increase fertilizer efficiency receives support from the Canadian Government
The government of Canada last week announced a $1.8 million investment in a research project at the University of British Columbia that includes the development of beneficial management practices for increasing the efficiency of fertilizer use in potatoes.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017