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...

Hi everyone.  I think a lot of people are happier this morning following a big rain in the last 24 hours.  So far, it sounds like despite some very high totals, there was very little damage from runoff in potato fields, and I haven’t seen...

Hello everyone, Well, that was some welcome rain last night.  Not enough, but a good start.  It looks like Prince County generally got the most (between 6-10 mm) while Queens and Kings got a bit less (between 4-6 mm).  There are some showers in the forecast...

Good morning everyone, I’m just back from PAA meetings in Manitoba, so I haven’t been out in fields the last week; therefore, this agronomy update will be a little shorter than most.  That being said, it doesn’t require spending time in fields to know that the...

Hello growers and industry partners, Unfortunately, it appears that we didn’t get as much rain yesterday (Tuesday) as hoped.  As of 8 am today, West Prince stations were registering less than 1 mm, central PEI stations between 1 and 5 mm, and eastern PEI stations with...

Hi everyone.  Quite a bit of the Island got some welcome rain Wednesday night.  Sounds like more on the south shore and down east, with less in West Prince.  From my travels and conversations with growers, it appears that potato crops are progressing well across...