Hello growers and AIM industry partners, A reminder about our AIM Local Workshops next Monday and Tuesday (Jan 20/21) on Matching Crop Rotation to the Needs of Your Field. Monday, Jan 20 at 1:30 – Montague (Riverhouse Inn) Tuesday, Jan 21 at 9:00 – Emerald (Community Centre) Tuesday, Jan...

Most growers would be aware of the current special on soil health testing from the PEI Analytical Lab via the PEI Department of Agriculture & Land.  This new test takes into account not just the chemical properties of soil but also physical and biological attributes...

All potato growers and AIM industry partners are invited to the first in our series of local workshops on December 9th and 10th. Montague:         Monday, Dec 9 at 1:30 pm Emerald:             Tuesday, Dec 10 at 9:00 am Mill River:           Tuesday, Dec 10 at 1:30 pm Our...

Morgan McNeil, our Junior Agronomist, has compiled a very useful summary of weather conditions during the 2019 growing season.  It is available as a PDF to download, with the summary below: Overview of Data (Including October) June of 2019 was considerably wetter in the East compared to...

Good morning growers and industry partners, Well, we didn’t need that rain yesterday, but thankfully the forecast is quite a bit drier for the next 7 days.  Some rainfall totals from the past 24 hrs from PEIDAL weather stations: Mount Royal:  42.8 mm Kensington:  57.6 mm Tryon:  36.6 mm New...

Hello growers and industry partners, My agronomy update is coming a little early this week, as I have to be out of province the rest of the week.  It’s nice to see the sun this morning…hopefully it sticks around for a couple of weeks, as the...

Members of the AIM Soil Working Group travelled to Belgium for the Potatoes Europe show and then visited a number of farms and research institutes in England in early September 2019.  Click on the link below to read the report on their tour. AIM Soil WG...

Hi everyone.  Sorry I missed sending an update last week….I was over in Europe on an AIM Working Group study tour in Belgium and England.  Stay tuned for a report coming soon on what we saw on this trip, specifically on the topic of soil...