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Canadian Potato Crop Update September 6 2021

Canadian Potato Crop Update September 6 2021

September 12, 2021
Weather patterns have continued to influence the outlook for the Canadian potato crop since UPGC’s last update. Eastern Canada (particularly PEI) has received record amounts of rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
Update on the 2021 Potato Crop in Canada (per August 19)

Update on the 2021 Potato Crop in Canada (per August 19)

August 21, 2021
The potato crop in Canada in mid-August appears to have good potential in many - though not all - regions to meet the needs of industry and to rebound after reductions.
Estimate of Canadian Potato Production December 4, 2020

2020 Potato Production in Canada: a slight drop overall, but huge changes by province

December 14, 2020
Potato Production in Canada for the year 2020, is estimated at 104,203,000 hundredweight. This is down 1.4 million hundredweight or 1.3 percent below de production in 2019.
P.E.I. Potato Board elects new executive team

P.E.I. Potato Board elects new executive team

December 01, 2020
Wayne Townshend has been named chairman. Townshend has been on the board for five years serving as a seed director.
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020

Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020

October 27, 2020
Potato harvest in Canada is complete in most provinces with the exception of Quebec, according to this final crop report of the season prepared by the United Potato Growers of Canada
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020

Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020

September 22, 2020
As the first day of fall arrives, the potato crop in Canada is in varying stages of growth and/or harvest. The United Potato Growers of Canada provide an update.
Cavendish Farms opens Potato Research Centre in New Annan, PEI

Cavendish Farms opens Potato Research Centre in New Annan, PEI

September 19, 2020
Cavendish Farms’ new Potato Research Centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island officially opened on September 17, 2020 with a ribbon cutting with Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and company officials.
Potato Field in Bloom in British Columbia

Canadian Potato Crop Update August 20, 2020

August 20, 2020
Right now, parts of Eastern Canada are facing moderate to severe drought conditions. Rainfall is critical for this crop. In Western Canada, the crop is running behind schedule as processors push to get new crop harvest underway. Prairie yields currently look average at best.
Canadian Potato Crop Update June 24 2020

Canadian Potato Crop Update June 24 2020

July 16, 2020
The Canadian Potato Crop is in the 'growing stage'. There is a recurring theme from coast to coast: It is dry – the crop is not suffering yet because
it is in the early stages of development but does need rain soon.
Planting Update May 28, 2020

Canadian Potato Crop Update May 28 2020

May 29, 2020
Many Canadian Potato growers have been dealing with a difficult two months with an unexpected supply of processing potatoes as a result of decreased sales of French fries, as sit-down restaurants shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Québec Parmentier announces merger with Patate-Saint-Ambroise

Québec Parmentier announces merger with Patate-Saint-Ambroise

April 08, 2020
Québec Parmentier merges with Patate-Saint-Ambroise of Saguenay. The joint announcement was made by Pierre Chouinard, Chief Executive Officer of Québec Parmentier and Mathieu Bouchard, President of Patate-Saint-Ambroise.
Potato Industry to be Highlighted at Charlottetown Trade Event & Conference Next Month

Potato Industry to be Highlighted at Charlottetown Trade Event & Conference Next Month

January 16, 2020
The International Potato Technology Expo and conference returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island next month, February 21 & 22. The event welcomes those who grow and package potatoes...

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