Check out our new AIM Factsheet on the use of cover crops and beneficial rotation crops to build soil organic matter, prevent soil erosion, and battle pests and diseases. Keeping Your Soils Covered - Cover Crop Factsheet (April 2018) This factsheet was prepared using research results from...

Check out Spud Smart's new webinar recording on Seed, that was held on March 29th, 2018. http://spudsmart.com/spud-smart-webinar-podcast-start-healthy-potato-seed/ This webinar focuses on planting healthy seed, advances in whole seed trials by McCain Foods, seed storage and seed cutting.  Timely information for growers this spring!...

Growers and AIM partners are invited to a series of local meetings on March 19th and 20th, 2018 to discuss some of the trials being done under the Agronomy Initiative for Marketable yield (AIM).  As well, this will be an opportunity for growers to provide...

The PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has updated the Potato Pest Control Guide for 2018.  It is available at https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/sites/default/files/publications/potato_guide_2016.pdf. This guide has an up-to-date list of available pest control products and rates for insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides registered for use in potatoes....

It's "meeting season" for PEI potato producers, and we're working hard to make sure that presentations and information from these meetings is made available here on the Agronomy website. Our AIM Early Dying Workshops were held on February 2-3 with Dr. Mario Tenuta.  Mario's presentation as...

Following our Nutrient Management Workshop on January 17th, we worked with the presenters to come up with a factsheet which includes the key points from the workshop in an easy to access form.  You can find a link to the PDF below. Nutrient Management Factsheet -...

The 2018 United Potato Partners Seminar will be held at Red Shores, 21 Exhibition Drive, Charlottetown, on Tuesday, January 30th. Once again, United Potato Growers of Canada and the PEI Potato Board have developed an agenda that we feel brings top-notch speakers and valuable information...

The International Potato Technology Expo is coming up on February 23-24th at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown.  We have two mornings of speakers on engaging topics lined up, as well as the large trade show with new equipment, services and technology on display. Topics include wireworm...