McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods establish a 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' (CAD 1 million) to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices
August 11, 2022
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods Limited announce the 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' by investing CAD 1million in education, demonstration, and cost-sharing grants to support potato farmers
Report: Sharp rise in input costs, increased holding levels impacting planted potato acreage in Canada
August 11, 2022
Earlier this month Statistics Canada released their first estimate of potato acreage in Canada as a result of data obtained from their survey of potato growers in Canada. The 2022 potato acreage is estimated at 385,128 acres.
World Potato Congress announces André Devaux and Jaap Delleman as New Directors
July 10, 2022
The World Potato Congress Inc. is very pleased to announce that effective July 01, 2022, André Devaux and Jaap Delleman have joined its Board of Directors. Prior to being appointed as a WPC Director, André Devaux was named as an International Advisor.
McCain Foods Limited strengthens its Predictive Crop Intelligence know-how with technology acquisition from Resson
June 30, 2022
McCain Foods Limited has acquired the predictive crop intelligence portfolio from Resson, an analytics technology firm enhancing farming efficiency. Resson's vision-intelligence-based technologies leverage field.
Saving Time on Potato Plant Tissue Testing with Picketa
June 14, 2022
Time is paramount when testing potato crops before spraying and fertilizer applications, which is what Picketa’s new product is all about. For their final engineering project, four University of New Brunswick students decided to help potato growers.