agriculture

Potato researcher begins term as agriculture dean at Canadian university

Potato researcher Gefu Wang-Pruski began a one-year term as acting dean and principal, Faculty of Agriculture, at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia,... READ MORE »

TOMRA’s sorting and grading solutions receive international recognition

TOMRA Food’s food sorting and grading solutions have won international recognition for the accuracy of their foreign material identification. The co... READ MORE »

US ambassador visit puts PEI potato wart issues in spotlight

U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Cohen’s recent visit to Prince Edward Island has again spotlighted ongoing potato wart disease issues affecting trad... READ MORE »

Grant to fund study of sustainable pest management in California

A $1 million California Department of Food & Agriculture grant will be used to study sustainable pest management by charting the decisions of 200 ... READ MORE »

Vive Crop Protection makes rankings list for fourth year in a row

Vive Crop Protection Inc. has been named to the 2023 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by the Globe and Mail. Vive Cro... READ MORE »

Rising California potato production reflects nationwide trend

After a four-year decline in potato production nationwide, this season’s crop appears poised to buck the trend, spurred by strong demand and improve... READ MORE »

Registration for Montana Seed Potato Seminar and Grower meeting open

Registration is open for the 58th Annual Montana Seed Potato Seminar and Grower meeting. The event, to be held Nov. 8-9 in Missoula, will feature exhi... READ MORE »

Big Idaho Potato Truck makes first international travel foray

Does a potato need a passport? If it’s Spuddy Buddy, the country-crossing mascot of the Idaho Potato Commission, then the answer is yes. This sum... READ MORE »

CFIA completes potato wart investigation, finds 4 additional affected PEI fields

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has completed its investigation into potato wart in Prince Edward Island ahead of the September 2023 target date, ... READ MORE »

Former seed potato grower back as Canada’s top agriculture official

A former Prince Edward Island seed potato grower has been named Canada’s new Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Lawrence MacAulay, a Member o... READ MORE »


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