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United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC): Planting Update May 27, 2021

UPGC: Potato Planting Update Canada, May 27, 2021

May 28, 2021
The United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) provide an update on the potato planting in Canada (May 27, 2021). Seeding in Western Canada is winding up, while growers in the Atlantic region are in full planting mode.
Dr. Peter VanderZaag, a potato farmer in Canada

Webinar: 'Aeroponics for Nuclear Seed Potato Production: History, Status and Challenges'

January 19, 2021
The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to present its next webinar on Thursday, February 18, 2021, with Dr. Peter VanderZaag, a potato farmer in Canada and due to COVID-19, now an armchair consultant involved with numerous potato projects in Asia and Africa.
Estimate of Canadian Potato Production December 4, 2020

2020 Potato Production in Canada: a slight drop overall, but huge changes by province

December 14, 2020
Potato Production in Canada for the year 2020, is estimated at 104,203,000 hundredweight. This is down 1.4 million hundredweight or 1.3 percent below de production in 2019.
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020

Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020

October 27, 2020
Potato harvest in Canada is complete in most provinces with the exception of Quebec, according to this final crop report of the season prepared by the United Potato Growers of Canada
Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick

Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick

October 15, 2020
With the harvest season underway, the impact of summer's drought-like conditions is being unearthed in New Brunswick. Due to a lack of rainfall during the growing season, potato farmers say their yields are down significantly for fall 2020.
The Lingít K'úntsx' variety has been grown by coastal Tlingit for over 200 years

Carcross/Tagish First Nation Harvest Heirloom Potato Crop

September 29, 2020
The smallest potato from the Carcross/Tagish First Nation garden harvest this year was the size of a pea. The spud might be tiny, but its ancestors travelled a long way to get here. The Lingít K'úntsx', or Tlingit potato, has been grown in Alaska for over 200 years.
P.E.I. farms post best cash receipts in a decade

Prince Edward Island farms post best cash receipts in a decade

September 04, 2020
Crop sales in first half of 2020 topped CAD 200M despite COVID-19 pandemic. It has been on the wild side, but 2020 has started out well for Prince Edward Island farmers.
SkipTheDishes and McCain Talk Spud Sales Amidst Decreased Demand During COVID-19

SkipTheDishes and McCain Foods Talk Potato Sales in Canada During COVID-19

August 20, 2020
In celebration of National Potato Day and hard-working potato farmers across the country, Canada's largest food delivery app and the world's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products team up to provide consumption data.
Production problems plague Canadian Maritime potato farmers

Could acreage cutbacks, drought and quick COVID recovery cause potato shortage in Eastern Canada?

August 19, 2020
Potato farmers in Atlantic Canada are worried about their supply with COVID-19 and extreme weather conditions causing complications.
COVID-19 Pandemic Halts Global Trade of Potatoes and Cereals Creating a Food Security Challenge

COVID-19 Pandemic Halts Global Trade of Potatoes and Cereals Creating a Food Security Challenge

May 13, 2020
COVID-19 has shaken the whole world-impacting society and the global economy similar to the effect of a world war.

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