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Potato News from Prince Edward Island

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.
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.
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
World Potato Congress Welcomes New Directors and International Advisor
World Potato Congress Inc. announced today appointments to the WPC Board of Directors and International Advisory Committee.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Prince Edward Island Potatoes Celebrates Potato Lovers Month with Spudtastic Sweepstakes!
February is Potato Lovers Month in Canada, and Prince Edward Island potato growers are celebrating by offering consumers a chance to win a potato-packed trip to Prince Edward Island!
Thursday, February 11, 2016
PEI Potatoes Remain a Cost-Effective Vegetable for Canadian Consumers
The softening Canadian dollar has in many cases driven up the cost of imported produce and this is being reflected in grocery store prices. However, one staple vegetable that has not experienced the same jump in prices is Prince Edward Island Potatoes.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
PEI Potato Board Announces Continuation Potato Disinfection Program
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is pleased to announce a new plan for potato disinfection on Prince Edward Island.