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...

Hi everyone. A few updates for this week. Glad to see the sun again, and hopefully some warmer, drier weather for a bit! Tracking Emergence Despite the cool, wet weekend weather, a lot of potatoes are poking through the ground across the province, and a number of...

Weed Management I likely don’t need to tell any of you that this year has been great for weeds thus far. There is lots of hilling and herbicide spraying going on around the province...

Hello everyone.  We’ve had a great run of weather the last week or so, but the next week looks wet.  Some rain totals from last night (as of 9 am) Mount Royal:  3 mm Tyne Valley:  8 mm Kensington:  4.4 mm Tryon:  8 mm Johnston’s River:  9.3 mm Souris:  2.3 mm Looks...

The PEI Potato Board and the PEI Horticultural Association are hosting a series of short workshops on Sprayer Calibration Procedures and Field Information Tools. Ken Lingley of On Target Sprayer Services will demonstrate calibration procedures and worksheets for ground sprayers in order to meet requirements...