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Potato News from Prince Edward Island

Good Progress Potato Planting Prince Edward Island
Greg Donald, manager of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board, estimated Wednesday that between 65 and 75 per cent of the Island’s 2016 potato crop would be in the ground
Innate Potatoes won't be grown in Canada this year.
Innate Potatoes, a newly-approved, genetically modified potato variety, will not be grown commercially in Canada this year, says Simplot.
PEI Potato Industry congratulates Jennifer Harris on winning Mary Fitzgerald Industry Award
The Canadian Marketing Produce Association (CPMA) recently recognized Jennifer Harris, Marketing Director of Mid-Isle Farms in Albany, PEI, with the prestigious Mary Fitzgerald Award at their 91st Annual Convention and Trade Show in Calgary, Alberta.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Soil Conservation a priority a Prince Edward Island Potato Farms
This week (April 17th to 23rd) is National Soil Conservation Week in Canada, and as potato farmers across Prince Edward Island are gearing up for spring planting, they are making soil conservation a priority on their farms.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Potato farmers Prince Edward Island getting ready to begin planting
Potato farmers on Prince Edward Island are getting ready to begin their planting season, thanks to this year's mild weather.
Saturday, April 16, 2016
AAFC invented wireworm trap "could be a major breakthrough"
A wireworm trap invented at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on PEI 'could be a major breakthrough'
Ireland's favorite potato is coming to Canada - Albert Bartlett Rooster Potatoes
Ireland's favorite potato, Albert Bartlett's Rooster Potatoes are coming to Canada, just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2016
Gillenkirch installs potato washing and sorting plant for Rollo Bay Holdings
German Machine manufacturer Gillenkirch installed a high quality & hygienic plant for handling potatoes at Rollo Bay Holdings on Prince Edward Island, Canada.
PEI Potato farmers granted partial victory in slope violation conviction
Two potato farmers from Prince Edward Island (Canada) that were convicted of planting potatoes on a slope that was too steep were granted a partial victory from the P.E.I. Court of Appeal.
Friday, February 26, 2016
PEI potato farmer bets on Smilin' Eyes specialty variety
A new variety of yellow flesh potatoes could soon become a staple on the tables of West Prince (PEI, Canada) residents.
Thursday, February 25, 2016