Soil Conservation a priority a Prince Edward Island Potato Farms
April 20, 2016
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.
Potato farmers Prince Edward Island getting ready to begin planting
April 16, 2016
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"
March 21, 2016
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
March 14, 2016
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
PEI Potato farmers granted partial victory in slope violation conviction
February 26, 2016
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.
World Potato Congress Welcomes New Directors and International Advisor
February 18, 2016
World Potato Congress Inc. announced today appointments to the WPC Board of Directors and International Advisory Committee.
Prince Edward Island Potatoes Celebrates Potato Lovers Month with Spudtastic Sweepstakes!
February 11, 2016
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!
PEI Potatoes Remain a Cost-Effective Vegetable for Canadian Consumers
January 16, 2016
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.
PEI Potato Board Announces Continuation Potato Disinfection Program
December 21, 2015
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is pleased to announce a new plan for potato disinfection on Prince Edward Island.
PEI Potato Board: Alex Docherty re-elected as Chairman of the Board.
December 18, 2015
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has a new executive as a result of its December 16th Board of Directors meeting.
Prince Edward Island Potato Board Denounces Elimination of Disinfection Services
November 12, 2015
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is very disappointed by the decision of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to completely discontinue disinfection services effective December 31st, 2015.
PEI government ends preventative disinfection program; Potato Board blindsided.
November 11, 2015
The Prince Edward Island government is cutting funding to provincially-funded disinfection service, aimed at controlling potato ring rot.