November 27, 2016
Earlier today, the Halifax Regional Police announced they received a report of a needle being found in potatoes at a home in Halifax, NS Canada.
November 07, 2016
Some Prince Edward Island potato farmers have had to wait longer than usual to finish their harvest because of recent wet weather, but 97% of the harvest is in.
October 25, 2016
Up until recently, Alex Docherty, chairman of the PEI Potato Board and a potato farmer in Elmwood, P.E.I., would do what most potato farmers on the Island still do today - hire rock pickers. But this fall, his new Spudnik AirSep Harvester is separating the rocks from the potatoes
October 02, 2016
Prince Edward Island recaptured the unofficial record for the largest potato display, with a 140,000 pounds display at the Superstore in Charlottetown last Thursday.
August 20, 2016
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board, Cavendish Farms, and the PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries have announced the creation of the 'Enhanced Agronomy Initiative'.
June 28, 2016
David Thompson, President and CEO of World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC) announced today the retirement of Albert Wada, after an eight year term as active member the Board of Directors. Three new international advisers were newly appointed to the Board.
June 16, 2016
For years, PEI potato farmer Robert Green has been growing barley and canola in rotation with potatoes. This season, he’s decided to try something new.
June 14, 2016
Prince Edward Island craftsman Pieter Ijsselstein is seeing quickly growing interest in his latest product: Handcrafted Potato Soap
June 01, 2016
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
May 22, 2016
Innate Potatoes, a newly-approved, genetically modified potato variety, will not be grown commercially in Canada this year, says Simplot.
April 21, 2016
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.