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Potato News from Canada

Rains keep Manitoba potato growers on edge
Manitoba potato growers are hoping the 2019 harvest isn’t a repeat of 2018. Harvest has been delayed in many areas after 50 to 125 millimetres of rain has fallen since Sept. 20.
Monday, September 30, 2019
More bad weather? Potato farmers will take a rain check
Greg Donald, general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board, says he hopes potato fields will be able to absorb a lot of the moisture from Tuesday's rain. Island potato farmers are hoping Tuesday's heavy rain isn't a sign of things to come.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Canadian Potato Crop Report September 11, 2019
The United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) has released its most recent Canadian Potato Crop Report.
Friday, September 20, 2019
Thomas Fresh launches a line of Alberta grown potatoes
Canadian potato grower, shipper and packer Thomas Fresh launches a unique line of Alberta grown potatoes
Thursday, September 19, 2019
McCain Foods Recognizes Guest Farms Ltd. As Champion Grower
Guest Farms Ltd. of Holmesville was named the 2018-2019 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol during the 46th Annual McCain Growers’ Banquet held August 22.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
P.E.I. potato growers look to new varieties to help with climate change
Researchers are working on new varieties of potatoes that they hope will help growers on P.E.I. cope with the effects of climate change. Some of the newest varieties were at the Agriculture Canada research station in Harrington, P.E.I.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019