Presence of Potato wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) confirmed in Prince Edward Island
December 01, 2020
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently confirmed the presence of potato wart in two fields on a farm in Prince Edward Island (PEI). Potato wart is a regulated quarantine pest in Canada.
Potato Diseases and Tips to Manage them in Storage
September 18, 2020
A key requirement for a longtime potato storage is that the storage conditions match the needs and end use of the crop. These requirements of can be assessed before harvest by doing several test digs which allow to determine the distribution and level of tuber infection.
Sherlock Separator cleans up potatoes for processing at PEI Potato Solutions
February 18, 2018
Terrence McEachern of the Guardian spoke with Romana Roberts and Chris Hunt of PEI Potato Solutions on the Sherlock Separator they recently installed for the removal of foreign objects and defects, such as surface scabs or rot.
PEI Potato Solutions receives government support as the company invests in the latest sorting technology
January 21, 2018
The Government of Canada supports the investment in a Sherlock Separator potato sorter by RWL Holdings LTD (PEI Potato Solutions), a potato washing and sorting facility to optimize potatoes for processing prior to delivery to Cavendish Farms.