Hi everyone, While we were fortunate to only get around an inch of rain across the Island from Hurricane Lee…the rain before and after that has made for very saturated conditions across the province.  That has been compounded by a cooler week without the forecast sunny...

Hello everyone, I’m sure that we’re all nervously watching the updates with relation to Hurricane Lee as it makes its way northward.  I don’t know about you, but I still have some hurricane-PTSD after Fiona.  Thankfully, the current forecast seems to indicate that the impacts of...

Hi everyone, A quick agronomy update this week, as I’ve been busy with our AIM BBQs across the province this week.  A big thank you to everyone to came out to one of the three events this weekend…we had more than 100 people attend across the...

Hello everyone, Another wet Wednesday in PEI; however, much of the province escaped the totals that were talked about earlier.  Southern Kings had the largest amounts (50-65 mm), while much of West Prince had less than 10 mm.  Most totals in the rest of the Island...

Hi everyone,   All growers and industry partners are invited to AIM Late Summer BBQs, taking place next week.  At these BBQs, we’ll be sharing an early look at some potato samples from some AIM trials underway this year across the province as well as highlighting some...

Hi everyone, I’m sure that many of you are busy trying to get potatoes sprayed and grain harvested ahead of the anticipated rain this weekend.  The most recent forecast is calling for 50-75 mm of rain on Saturday, with an expectation of rain again mid-week next...

Hi everyone, A quick Agronomy Update this week to share some time-sensitive updates.  I know that many of you are trying to get some combining done, but the weather has not been super cooperative.  I hope that next week proves more conducive to getting grain harvest...

Hi everyone, A somewhat shorter agronomy update today…just to get everyone up to speed. It’s been a week of broken weather, with variable rainfall across the province and more rain forecast for tomorrow.  Temperatures are forecast to go up starting this weekend with a bit more sun,...

Hi everyone, After hot and muggy weather last week, we’ve moved into a lower humidity trend with cooler night-time temperatures.  While this has made it much easier to sleep at night (temperature-wise)…it changes the story on fungal diseases a bit.  We’ll delve into that a little...