No Potato Wart detected in Canada
maart 14, 2023
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed its 2022 national survey for potato wart and confirms that potato wart was not detected in the soil samples tested from the fields where the samples were collected.
PEI Potato Board Seeks Removal of Export Restrictions on PEI Potatoes in the Light of IAP Report
februari 06, 2023
The PEI potato industry welcomed the final report of the International Advisory Panel (IAP) on Potato Wart that was presented to industry and government on January 16, 2023.
Selenium: a booster shot for late blight prevention in potatoes
februari 02, 2023
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientists have discovered that selenium, a micronutrient and anti-oxidant activates genes in potatoes that boosts the plant's immunity and helps in the prevention of late blight.
Renaissance BioScience Corp adds Senior Executive Expertise to Push Commercialization of its RNA Production and Oral Delivery Platform Technology
december 03, 2022
Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leader in bioengineering for the global agriculture and food industries, has retained the services of S. Brad Griffith to assist Renaissance in commercializing its RNA production
New bill would allow PEI government to limit what crops can be grown in potato wart index fields
november 18, 2022
The minister of agriculture of Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada has tabled legislation that would give the provincial government a lead role in trying to prevent the spread of potato wart in the province.
No sign of potato wart in 5,000 Prince Edward Island soil samples tested so far
juli 23, 2022
With testing completed on 5,000 Prince Edward Island (PEI) soil samples collected by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency from March to June no potato wart has been found.
Time to permanently retire fields with potato wart, a Prince Edward Island legislative committee says
mei 09, 2022
Fields, where potato wart has been found, should be taken permanently out of any type of agricultural production, a P.E.I. legislative committee is recommending.
Third detection of potato wart 'no surprise', say P.E.I. Potato Board and CFIA
maart 14, 2022
The P.E.I. Potato Board said it is 'no surprise' that there has been a third detection of potato wart, this one found in soil samples taken in October 2021.
Prince Edward Island resumes export of potatoes to Puerto Rico
februari 13, 2022
The United States has agreed to let imports of Prince Edward Island table stock potatoes to Puerto Rico resume. United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack made the announcement in a news release last week.
Government Canada establishes committee to restore market access for PEI fresh potatoes to the United States
januari 11, 2022
The Government of Canada is committed to restoring market access for PEI fresh potatoes to the United States and supporting PEI farmers impacted by trade disruptions.