Canada

Canadian government to fund PEI growers $28 million to offset trade losses

Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced $28 million in funding to support Prince Edward Island (PEI) potato farme... READ MORE »

Canadian Food Inspection Agency updates PEI potato wart situation

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency released the following statement Dec. 13 regarding the potato wart situation involving Prince Edward Island: "T... READ MORE »

Potato Wart: Data shows vast reduction in PEI soil testing in recent years

In light of the multiple potato wart finds on Canada’s Prince Edward Island (PEI), during a meeting of the Potato Association of America on Dec. 1, ... READ MORE »

Column: Responding to the PEI potato wart situation

— NOTE: This column was originally published by The Packer at thepacker.com.  By Kam Quarles, CEO, National Potato Council For the second tim... READ MORE »

International Potato Technology Expo set for late February

The International Potato Technology Expo is set for late February 2022 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The event is designed for those who gr... READ MORE »

All fresh potatoes from PEI halted to US due to potato wart cases

The National Potato Council (NPC) and grower organizations throughout the United States welcomed the Nov. 22 announcement by Canada's Acting Chief Pla... READ MORE »

Potato wart detected in PEI fields, seed suspended to US

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently reported the detection of potato wart in two fields where potatoes were being grown for processing... READ MORE »

United Potato Growers of Canada leader MacIsaac to retire

United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager Kevin MacIsaac will soon retire after leading the organization for the past 10 years. MacIsaac’s ... READ MORE »

Potato imports to US see 16% increase over past 12 months

U.S. imports of potatoes and potato products for the July 2020-June 2021 marketing year increased by 12% in fresh weight equivalent volume and 16% in ... READ MORE »

US potato exports show slight rebound over past year

Total U.S. potato exports increased by 4% in volume and 1% in value for July 2020-June 2021 compared to the previous marketing year (MY). According... READ MORE »


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