Hi everyone.  A lovely morning in PEI today.  I saw a lot of forages mowed over the weekend for silage…hopefully to take advantage of a couple of good drying days before some forecasted rain on Wednesday.  Sounds like there is still some potatoes to get...

PEI Potato Board is looking for a person who is passionate about the sustainable success of farmers and food production to join their enthusiastic team in the position of Seed Specialist. With direction from General Manager and the Seed / Farm Committee, the Seed Specialist...

Hi everyone.  According to the calendar, spring has arrived…but according to the weather forecast, winter is definitely still a present reality. This week I attended the Northeast Potato Tech Forum in Fredericton, where researchers from PEI, NB, NS, QC and ME presented updates on their research...

Hi everyone.  I hope everyone is well.  Snowfall for most of the Island was less than forecast, but a little more is forecast for tonight/tomorrow.  I hope everyone is having a productive week as we get closer to spring.   Videos from Seed Workshops: I have uploaded the...

Hi everyone.  It’s been a cool few days in PEI, but it sounds like we’re due for a little bit of a warm-up in the next week or so.  For those that are taking advantage of the Canada Games break to get away to somewhere...

I hope everyone is having a great week.  Canada Games are underway, some folks are headed away, while others are taking in the games or some of the concerts on offer.   AIM Local Workshops This Week: A quick reminder that Dr. Mario Tenuta is here for a...

Hi everyone, Firstly, thanks to everyone that came out to the PEI Potato Conference on Monday.  The room was full and initial feedback on the quality of the topics and speakers has been positive.  If you attended and want to share your feedback, please take our...

Hi everyone. I hope everyone is ready for the short but brutal cold snap that is coming tonight and tomorrow. Everyone stay safe and stay warm this weekend! We are heavy into “meeting season”, so a few reminders about upcoming meetings: Cereals & Oilseeds / Soil &...