Lethbridge College, Potato Growers Partner on Irrigation Study
August 26, 2019
A new study will dig deep into the soil to determine how watering and irrigation methods affect southern Alberta’s potato crops. The research project is a partnership. It is made possible through a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Farmers hoping for heavy rain as potato yields down.
August 23, 2019
'Extremely dry' summer making it difficult to get good crop, says potato board chairman.
Canadian Potato Crop Report August 15, 2019
August 16, 2019
The United Potato Growers of Canada have released an update on the condition of the Canadian Potato Crop, as per August 15, 2019
La escasez de patatas de este año es una anomalía para Canadá
August 14, 2019
This Year's Lack Of Potatoes Is Described As An Anomaly
New Canadian potato variety named after Alliston, spud capital of Ontario
August 07, 2019
In mid-July, a new variety of potato named Alliston was officially registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, making it the first tater in history to take its name from the potato capital of Ontario.
Cavendish Farms to open Potato Research Centre in Prince Edward Island
August 05, 2019
Canadian potato processing company Cavendish Farms, a subsidiary of J.D. Irving, announced last week that it will build a new potato research and plant breeding centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island.
Ivan Noonan Receives Certificate of Appreciation from United Potato Growers Canada
August 05, 2019
The United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) recently presented Mr. Ivan Noonan with a Certificate of Appreciation as a founding Co-Chair of the UPGC, which was formed in 2006.
'Win-win': Better fertilizer use by farmers saves money and the environment
July 31, 2019
Dramatic increase in synthetic fertilizers has increased crop yields, but also nitrous oxide emissions
Potato Fields on Prince Edward Island now out in blossom
July 30, 2019
Driving around on Prince Edward Island roads this time of year is particularly beautiful as the potato fields are now out in blossom.
International Potato Technology Expo Opens Bookings for 2020
July 25, 2019
The International Potato Technology Expo, a leading potato event in Canada, returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown February 21-22, 2020.
Prince Edward Island potato farmers receive financial support to overcome wet and cold harvest of 2018
July 25, 2019
The Canadian government of the provincial government of Prince Edward Island are providing some additional help for Island farmers following the poor potato harvest of 2018, they announced at a farm in Pownal, P.E.I., Friday morning.
Canadian Potato crop 2019: acreage and status mid July
July 23, 2019
Statistics Canada has published an estimate of the potato acreage for 2019. An update on the current condition of the crop was provided by United Potato Growers Canada.