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Prince Edward Island Potato Board Launches Podcast: Spudchat

Prince Edward Island Potato Board Launches Podcast: Spudchat

April 27, 2021
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is excited to share with potato farmers and industry partners the launch of a new podcast, Spudchat.
Canadian Province of Newfoundland Seeking Proposals from Farmers for Large-Scale Potato Production

Canadian Province of Newfoundland looking for large-scale potato farmers

April 20, 2021
The provincial government is taking applications for 'Requests for Proposals' for farmers interested in large-scale potato production at a number of newly-cleared farmland properties on the island.
Big win for Alberta potato growers

Big win for Alberta potato growers

April 12, 2021
A team effort led to Alberta being declared Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) free – improving trade prospects for producers.
PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards

PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards

April 07, 2021
Three awards were presented to well deserving industry members at the Prince Edward Island Potato Board’s monthly meeting in March 2021. In addition, the award winners will be recognized at the PEI Board Annual Banquet in 2022.
P.E.I. seed potatoes cleared for export to U.S. after no more wart found

Prince Edward Island seed potatoes cleared for export to United States after no more potato wart found

March 26, 2021
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has lifted its voluntary suspension of export certification for P.E.I. seed potatoes, allowing trade to the United States to resume.
No more potato wart found in 2 P.E.I. fields

No more potato wart found in 2 P.E.I. fields

March 05, 2021
Seed potato exports from Prince Edward Island to the United States halted last fall now closer to resuming.
HZPC Americas welcomes Aron Derbidge

HZPC Americas welcomes Aron Derbidge

February 11, 2021
HZPC Americas Corp. hired Aron Derbidge as Sales and Key Account Manager. According to a press release issued today, the company notes that Aron brings with him over 10 years of experience developing and marketing seed potatoes in the U.S. and Canada.
Premium White Potato Market is Taking off with EarthFresh’s Polar White

EarthFresh Premium White Potato Market is Taking off with EarthFresh’s Polar White

February 08, 2021
As winter weather dominates the country, customers are encouraged to Break the Ice with Polar White potato promotion
Direct-seed potatoes show no harvest hit

Low tillage potato trial showed no impact on yield and quality

January 30, 2021
The amount and quality of the potatoes coming off Chad Berry’s field last fall weren’t that much different from one side to the other, but one half came with a lot less tillage.
Potato-washing facility to pay $1,000 fine over 'regretted' waste water spill

PEI Potato washing facility fined over waste water spill

January 25, 2021
The owners of a potato facility in New Annan confirm they will not dispute a CAD 1,000 fine they received following a spill of waste water at the end of 2020.

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