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Potato News from Prince Edward Island

Water Use Prince Edward Island (courtesy PEI Potato Board)
Two of the most powerful voices in P.E.I.s billion dollar potato industry appeared before the Legislature's agriculture committee Thursday in Charlottetown.
Agriculture More Than Ever
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board signs on as a partner in Farm Credit Canada’s successful Agriculture More Than Ever program.
Prince Edward Island Potato growers and McCain Foods reach new contract
Prince Edward Island process potato farmers who grow for McCain Foods have a new contract. The deal was reached in last-minute negotiations before it actually had to go to arbitration.
PEI Burger Love
Everyone knows that burgers and fries are best friends, making it an easy decision for the Prince Edward Island Potato Board to be a partner in the 2014 edition of PEI Burger Love (www.peiburgerlove.ca).
Friday, April 4, 2014
wireworm species in Canada
Bob Vernon, an Agriculture Canada scientist, spoke to about 300 farmers on Prince Edward Island on wireworm, a pest he's been researching for 20 years.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
 John Griffin, left, and Peter Griffin, right, show new potato weighing and bagging equipment at WP Griffin Inc. to Fisheries and Oceans Canada minister Gail Shea and P.E.I. Tourism and Culture Minister Robert Henderson.
Prince Edward Island Potato Packer W.P. Griffin will get a combined investment of $372,490 from the provincial and federal governments to purchase new weighing and bagging equipment.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Potato Technology Expo Charlottetown releases Conference Program
The International Potato Technology Expo (IPTE) returns to the Eastlink Centre (formerly known as the Charlottetown Civic Centre) on February 21-22, 2014.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Red and White PEI Potatoes
The potato harvest in Prince Edward Island is complete and world-famous Prince Edward Island Potatoes are appearing on supermarket shelves and restaurant menus across Canada and the northeastern United States.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Sobeys
Sobeys in Atlantic Canada has introduced a new colour-coded scheme in an attempt to market some Prince Edward Island potatoes.
Prince Edward Island Potato Farm: Nathan Ching of Black Pond Farms Ltd
Potato farming in Prince Edward Island continues to be primarily the domain of family owned and operated farms. 99% of potato farms in PEI are owned by farm families, with some of these families involved in growing potatoes for over 100 years!
Sunday, June 23, 2013