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United Potato Growers of Canada Hires New General Manager

United Potato Growers of Canada Hires New General Manager

April 14, 2022
United Potato Growers of Canada has hired a new General Manager, Victoria Stamper, of Mascouche, Quebec, a community just north of Montreal. Victoria will join United in this senior role, effective Monday, April 25th.
WPC Webinar: Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling.

WPC Webinar: Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling

October 12, 2021
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - November 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Netafim's Yechiam Gets, Crop Model Agronomist Presenting 'Basics of irrigation for processing potatoes and irrigation scheduling.'
United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager, Kevin MacIsaac, is Retiring After 10 Years of Service

United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager, Kevin MacIsaac, is Retiring After 10 Years of Service

September 23, 2021
Kevin MacIsaac, who has been General Manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada since October 1, 2011, announced he will be retiring this fall.
PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards

PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards

April 07, 2021
Three awards were presented to well deserving industry members at the Prince Edward Island Potato Board’s monthly meeting in March 2021. In addition, the award winners will be recognized at the PEI Board Annual Banquet in 2022.
McCain Foods 'Upping' the Stakes in Vertical Farming with GoodLeaf

McCain Foods increases its stake in Vertical Farming startup GoodLeaf

March 01, 2021
McCain Foods Limited has made a substantial investment in TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture and its wholly owned subsidiary GoodLeaf Farms, Canada's largest commercial vertical farming operation, to help drive the company's growth and expansion plans.
Cavendish Farms to potato growers: Sell to someone else, if you can

Cavendish Farms to potato growers: Sell to someone else, if you can

April 06, 2020
COVID-19-related restaurant closures lead to ‘curtailment’ of french fry production. Cavendish Farms has advised the P.E.I. potato producers under contract to supply the company with spuds to 'sell to other markets if they can'.
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Prince Edward Island Potato Board selects new Chairman

Prince Edward Island Potato Board elects new Chairman

December 30, 2016
Rodney Dingwell of Morell was elected as the new Chairman of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board.
United Potato Growers of Canada: New Alberta processing plant good news for whole industry

United Potato Growers of Canada: New Alberta processing plant good news for whole industry

December 18, 2016
The plans for a new multi-million dollar Cavendish Farms potato processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta, should not concern the Prince Edward Island potato industry, says the general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada.
Record for largest potato display back to Prince Edward Island

Record for largest potato display back to Prince Edward Island

October 02, 2016
Prince Edward Island recaptured the unofficial record for the largest potato display, with a 140,000 pounds display at the Superstore in Charlottetown last Thursday.
World Potato Congress Board changes: who is in, who is out?

World Potato Congress Board changes: Who is in? Who is out?

June 28, 2016
David Thompson, President and CEO of World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC) announced today the retirement of Albert Wada, after an eight year term as active member the Board of Directors. Three new international advisers were newly appointed to the Board.

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