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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.
P.E.I. Agriculture Minister Darlene Compton introduced legislation this week that would give her the authority to restrict what crops can be grown in areas where potato wart has been discovered. (Legislative Assembly of P.E.I.)qqb

New bill would allow PEI government to limit what crops can be grown in potato wart index fields

November 18, 2022
The minister of agriculture of Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada has tabled legislation that would give the provincial government a lead role in trying to prevent the spread of potato wart in the province.
Cofounder, Maxime Dumont Analyzing Nutrient Concentration Using LENS™

LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants

November 16, 2022
Ag start-up Picketa Systems announces the release of their Leaf Evaluated-Nutrient System, LENS™. The LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants.
Xiu-Qing Li in lab, holding potato tubers.

Hot Potato! Canadian research into heat-tolerant potato genes builds on award-winning study

November 15, 2022
In the classic children’s game, nobody wants to be the one left holding the 'hot potato'. This also rings true for farmers, as rising global temperatures are bringing new meaning to the term.
Nadinger Singh, a grower for PepsiCo

PepsiCo funds another 14 projects as part of its Global Agriculture Accelerator, The Positive Agriculture Outcomes Fund

November 05, 2022
PepsiCo granted 14 business projects funding as part of its global agriculture accelerator, the Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Fund. The funded projects focus on the key challenges in agriculture today.
Sweet potato on the field

North Carolina sweet potatoes face challenges exporting to Europe

November 04, 2022
North Carolina is welcoming a good sweet potato crop. However, exporting this crop to Europe is a challenge due to the dollar and the Euro and the Spanish and French crops.
Bridging the Gap Between Farmers and Shoppers – RPE, LLC Announces New Brand

Farmer's Promise: RPE is Bridging the Gap Between Farmers and Shoppers with this New Brand

November 03, 2022
There are many brands that know how to grow great potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes and get them on the grocery shelf or into our favorite foods. Then what? Is blind consumption anyway to live?
McCain Foods Canada and fcc support potato farmers applying regenerative agriculture

McCain Foods and Farm Credit Canada support potato farmers financially to boost regenerative agriculture

November 02, 2022
Potato Processor McCain Foods (Canada) teams up with agricultural lender Farm Credit Canada (fcc) to support potato farmers financially when they investment in regenerative agriculture.
Mike Phillips during the 2022 Potato Industry Leadership Institute.

Potato Industry Leadership Institute announces Class of 2023

October 31, 2022
The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is pleased to announce the 2023 class of the Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI).

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