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UPGC Canadian Potato Crop Update June 23, 2021

Progress Potato Crop Canada: Update June 23, 2021

June 29, 2021
The potato crop in Canada is in varying stages - from emergence to touching between rows. Potato growers everywhere are optimistic for the good growing conditions needed to move this crop in its early life stages.
Cavendish Farms argues that legal limits on the size of PEI family farms are too restrictive

Cavendish Farms says legal limits on the size of PEI family-owned potato farms are too restrictive

November 03, 2018
On Prince Edward Island the Lands Protection Act limits the maximum size of land a landowner or corporation can own. Robert Irving, president of processor Cavendish Farms said current limits should be doubled, so potato farmers can increase their yields.
Dan Sawatzky, Keystone Potato Producers Association

Manitoba potato growers still in talks with Simplot

May 11, 2014
Keystone Potato Producers Association based in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, has yet to complete negotiations with Simplot Canada II over a contract for 2014 production.
McCain Foods: Manitoba highest-cost processing potato producer in North America

McCain Foods: Manitoba highest-cost processing potato producer in North America

March 09, 2014
Manitoba potato farmers could face steeper cuts in contracted potato production unless they can become more cost competitive with other areas of North America, a senior official with McCain Foods says.
Manitoba

Manitoba potato producers enjoying a decent season and prices looking good

August 21, 2013
Potato prices are expected to rise with this year’s average crop, ?bringing them back in line with the cost of production
Keystone Potato Producers Association

Manitoba Potato Growers unhappy with Contracts

May 21, 2013
Manitoba potato growers signed a contract with McCain Foods last week, but their prices won’t increase from last year.?

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