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Learn about the Potato Research in China in the next World Potato Congress Webinar

World Potato Congress Inc. presents their next Webinar: The National Potato Program and its Contribution to Potato Industry Advancement in China, by Jin Liping, on Wednesday April 3, 2024 at 8:00 am Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada).
Islanders Collect Free Potatoes at 'Fill Your Boots' Event
maart 14, 2024

Islanders Collect Free Potatoes at 'Fill Your Boots' Event

Free potato handout on Prince Edward Island a success
Brenda Simmons, the former Assistant General Manager of the PEI Potato Board, Mary Kay Sonier, the former Seed Coordinator for the PEI Potato industry, Alvin Keenan, co-owner of Rollo Bay Holdings
maart 08, 2024

Three Island Potato Industry Leaders Receive National Agriculture Recognition

Three deserving Islanders have received recognition on the National agriculture stage.
Three Island Farmers Unite to Host Fill Your Boots Event - A Free Potato Giveaway!
maart 07, 2024

Three Prince Edward Island Farmers Host Fill Your Boots Event: Free Potato Giveaway!

Three Prince Edward Island Potato Farms are teaming up for yet another Fill Your Boots Event, inviting Islanders to choose their own free potatoes directly from their potato storages.
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maart 05, 2024

Prince Edward Island 2024 Potato Expo A Resounding Success

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maart 02, 2024

The Great PEI Food Escape!

The PEI Potato Board has joined forces with several key players in the food and tourism sectors of Prince Edward Island, launching a fun winter promotion, offering an opportunity to win an unforgettable "foodie" journey to PEI.
International Potato Technology Expo Opens  2024 Edition This Week
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International Potato Technology Expo Opens 2024 Edition This Week

A leading North American potato event is making its biennial return to Charlottetown’s Eastlink Centre, this week! Thursday and Friday, February 22nd and 23rd
Nigel Crump is the General Manager for Australian Seed Potato Industry Certification Authority (AuSPICA)
februari 11, 2024

Webinar on the next World Potato Congress, Adelaide, Australia will be held February 13, 2024

The World Potato Congress Inc. is pleased to offer a webinar on February 13, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (Toronto/USA) with Dr. Nigel Crump presenting "Adelaide, Australia: Host of the 12th World Potato Congress". 
Prohibición de las exportaciones de P.E.I. El envío de patatas a Estados Unidos en 2021 provocó la destrucción de cientos de millones de libras de patatas. (Cortesía: Mary Kay Sonier/PEI Potato Board)
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La Isla Principe Eduardo vuelve al mercado mundial

Después de años fuera de la escena mundial tras la detección de la sarna verrugosa en sus campos, la Isla Principe Eduardo se dispone a reclamar el podio como productora de elite.
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december 10, 2023

World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar in English & Spanish on potato losses on December 12

World Potato Congress Inc. is pleased to present the Webinar: "Opening the Black Box of Losses in the Potato Value Chain" presented by Luciana Delgado on December 12
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Beyond Insecticide: How wireworm behaviour gives clues to managing their population

Wireworms are a common potato plant predator, living in soil and feeding on roots. They are notoriously difficult to control, and populations are increasing in farm fields across Canada
PEI Potato Industry Recognizes Deserving Individuals at Awards Banquet
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PEI Potato Industry Recognizes Ray Keenan, others at Awards Banquet

The 2023 PEI Potato Industry Awards Banquet was held in Charlottetown and four very deserving members of the industry were recognized at the event.

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