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How many potatoes are in storage in Canada (Total Holdings January 11 2023) ?

January 19, 2023
Total Canadian Potato Storage Holdings on January 11, 2023 are down slightly (-0.4%) over 2022 numbers for the same period, but are still 5.84% above the 3-yr. average, mostly due to the increased size of the crop in the last two years.
Peter VanderZaag, President and CEO of WPC.

As John Griffin retires, World Potato Congress announces new leadership

January 15, 2023
As John Griffin retires, World Potato Congress announces new leadership: Peter VanderZaag as President and CEO, Nora Olsen as Vice President and Brian Douglas as Director.
Peak of the Market Ltd. Celebrates Manitoba Growers and Restaurants with Potato Week 2023

Peak of the Market Ltd. Celebrates Manitoba Growers and Restaurants with Potato Week 2023

January 15, 2023
Potato Week, presented by Peak of the Market Ltd., is back for a fifth year of delicious dishes featuring Manitoba-grown potatoes.
Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z

Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z

January 07, 2023
In 2020, HZPC Americas launched the multi-year project 'Potato Glory' together with the University of Massachusetts Dining Program (UMass) for the purpose of conducting research
Julio Kalazich, Ph.D., Agronomy Professor, Universidad de Los Lagos, Osorno, Chile

WPC Webinar- Potato Breeding in the South American Countries Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay

December 18, 2022
Julio Kalazich will be the speaker at the first World Potato Congress webinar of 2023 on January 24, 2023 at 9:00 am ET. He will address Potato Breeding in the South American Countries Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay in English followed by the presentation in Spanish at 10:00 am ET.
Potato Harvesting

2022 Canadian Potato Production

December 12, 2022
Statistics Canada has estimated Canadian Potato Production in 2022 to be 122,970,000 hundred weight, up 0.8% over 2021. Despite a very cold and wet spring delaying planting and very hot
CPB potato leaves protected by RenBio RNAi yeast

Renaissance BioScience Corp adds Senior Executive Expertise to Push Commercialization of its RNA Production and Oral Delivery Platform Technology

December 03, 2022
Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leader in bioengineering for the global agriculture and food industries, has retained the services of S. Brad Griffith to assist Renaissance in commercializing its RNA production
Rafael Llerena, CEO of Easyfresh

World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar by Easy Fresh - International Transport & The Global Potato Value Chain

November 27, 2022
The World Potato Congress Inc. presents its sixth webinar this year on December 13, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada)
Gerald “Jeddy” and Joyce MacFayden and family

Potato Industry leaders honoured at Prince Edward Island Potato Board Annual Banquet

November 26, 2022
The Prince Edward Island potato industry gathered for its annual awards dinner for the first time since
2020. COVID-19 had put the banquet on hold for the past two years.
Moving Forward with the Next Generation on Regen Ag

Moving Forward with the Next Generation on Regenerative Agriculture

November 25, 2022
Alyre Poitras is a McCain Foods potato grower in Saint-André, New Brunswick, Canada. He shares his experience with regenerative agriculture and the changes in potato cultivation over time

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