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Potato News from Prince Edward Island

McCain trialing multi-species cover crop blend for rotation in Canada’s potato provinces
Prince Edward Island potato growers are exploring diverse approaches to solve their low organic matter levels with cover crops
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Never Store Seed Potatoes in CIPC treated Storages, warns McCain Storage Export John Walsh
During the International Potato Technology Expo on Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada, John Walsh, Associate Principal Scientist, Potato Storage at McCain Foods, warned farmers for the effects of low levels of CIPC on seed potato performance.
International Potato Expo Marks Successful  Event in Charlottetown
The 2018 edition of the International Potato Technology Expo welcomed professionals from across North America back to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown this past Friday and Saturday.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Sherlock Separator cleans up potatoes for processing at PEI Potato Solutions
Terrence McEachern of the Guardian spoke with Romana Roberts and Chris Hunt of PEI Potato Solutions on the Sherlock Separator they recently installed for the removal of foreign objects and defects, such as surface scabs or rot.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
PEI Potato Solutions receives government support as the company invests in the latest sorting equipment
The Government of Canada supports the investment in a Sherlock Separator potato sorter by RWL Holdings LTD (PEI Potato Solutions), a potato washing and sorting facility to optimize potatoes for processing prior to delivery to Cavendish Farms.
Sunday, January 21, 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
PEI Potato Growers ask: 'What does it take to grow Quality Potatoes'
The PEI Potato Industry is excited to release for the first time a thirty second commercial highlighting the industry.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017