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Potato growers can use AI to monitor and predict potato nutrition in real time
november 28, 2023Potatoes are the premier vegetable crop in Canada, with CAD 1.5 billion nationwide in potato receipts in 2021. The agricultural significance of potatoes is particularly prominent in provinces like New Brunswick, the home of McCain Foods Limited, the world’s largest potato processor.
World Potato Congress Inc. Welcomes New International Advisors
november 13, 2023The World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC) is pleased to welcome Douglas Harley and Derek Roulston as International Advisors.
Well-known potato researcher appointed as Acting Dean and Principal, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie
november 06, 2023A well-known potato researcher, Dr. Gefu Wang-Pruski will commence a one-year term as Acting Dean and Principal, Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University, effective October 30, 2023.
Renaissance BioScience and Certis Belchim enter partnership for innovative biopesticide development
november 05, 2023Renaissance BioScience, a leader in bioengineering microbes for the global agriculture and food industries, has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with Certis Belchim, a global leader in the development of crop-protecting biocontrol agents that combat agricultural pests.
Building resilience in the potato sector of Prince Edward Island
november 04, 2023In the fall of 2021, the detection of potato wart disrupted sales of Prince Edward Island (PEI) potatoes to the United States, threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Islanders.
The Little Potato Company spreads a little holiday happiness with new campaign.
november 02, 2023The Little Potato Company, the number one Creamer potato company in North America, is making the holiday season even brighter with its A Little Holiday Happiness Is…' campaign.
Big increase in United States potato crop expected
oktober 31, 2023Last month, the North American Potato Market News (NAPMN) projected the US 2023 potato crop to come in at 429.6 million hundredweight (cwt), more than 37 million cwt more than last year's unusually small crop.
Scientist challenges farmers to guess the yield of potato field grown without fertilizers
oktober 30, 2023A scientist from Prince Edward Island has issued a challenge to Island farmers: Guess the yield of a potato field grown using only fertilizer left over from last year's crop.
New, larger Kroeker Farms Potato Store offers much more than potatoes
oktober 19, 2023Last month, Kroeker Farms celebrated the new location of The Potato Store at 715 Circle K Drive, Winkler Manitoba, with an official ribbion cutting. According to Liana Fehr, Executive Assistant at Kroeker's, the new location gives them four times the space compared to the former location on Circle K Drive.
Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) reacts to the measures proposed by the government of Canada to stabilize food prices
oktober 17, 2023Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recognizes the attempt by the federal government of Canada to alleviate the impact of rising food prices in Canada via the October 5th announcement.
Syngenta announces partnership with the Potato Sustainability Alliance to enhance on-farm sustainability reporting for potato growers
oktober 09, 2023Syngenta Canada announced a partnership with the Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) to bring on-farm sustainability insights on potato production using Syngenta’s Sustainable Outcomes for Agriculture (SOA) standard and Cropwise™ Sustainability mobile application.
EnWave Signs Commercial License Agreement with Michael Foods
september 30, 2023EnWave Corporation announced that it has signed a commercial royalty-bearing license (the "License") with Michael Foods, a subsidiary of Post Holdings and a leading American multi-billion-dollar supplier of foodservice, food ingredient and retail offerings.