• English
  • Español
  • 简体中文
  • Nederlands
Rains keep Manitoba potato growers on edge
Manitoba potato growers are hoping the 2019 harvest isn’t a repeat of 2018. Harvest has been delayed in many areas after 50 to 125 millimetres of rain has fallen since Sept. 20.
Monday, September 30, 2019
More bad weather? Potato farmers will take a rain check
Greg Donald, general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board, says he hopes potato fields will be able to absorb a lot of the moisture from Tuesday's rain. Island potato farmers are hoping Tuesday's heavy rain isn't a sign of things to come.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Lethbridge College, Potato Growers Partner on Irrigation Study
A new study will dig deep into the soil to determine how watering and irrigation methods affect southern Alberta’s potato crops. The research project is a partnership. It is made possible through a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Could a Polish shortfall benefit the UK packing market?
Potato production likely to be significantly below average in both Poland and Czech Republic. Germany, their main source of imports, may not be able to meet the increased export demand due to growing regions remaining in drought. Opportunity for UK.
Farmers hoping for heavy rain as potato yields down.
'Extremely dry' summer making it difficult to get good crop, says potato board chairman.
German potato prices set to spike due to drought
Two summers in a row of drought are causing Germany’s potato supply to dwindle - and prices to rise.
International Potato Technology Expo Opens Bookings for 2020
The International Potato Technology Expo, a leading potato event in Canada, returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown February 21-22, 2020.
Nearly half of Washington facing emergency drought conditions
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded the drought emergency declaration to cover nearly half of Washington state due to worsened, poor water supply conditions around the state and warmer and drier weather predictions through the summer.