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Manitoba Potato Production Days 2018

Manitoba Potato Production Days 2018 goes Jan. 23-25 at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Man. The event includes a jam-packed agenda with well-known industry experts, and a trade show featuring potato equipment and services. Information  

33rd Annual Maine Potato Conference and Trade Show

The 33rd Annual Maine Potato Conference and Trade Show goes Jan. 17-18 in Caribou, Maine. The conference is designed for potato producers, farm workers and crop advisers. Scheduled speakers include UMaine Extension crop and soil specialists, UMaine and UMaine Presque Isle researchers, Maine Board of Pesticides Control and Maine Potato Board staff, and McCain Foods agronomists. Topics include soil health and combating drought, storage practices, technology in agriculture and certified seed results….

Potato Nutrient Management Workshop

The Prince Edward Island Potato Board, under the Agronomy Initiative for Marketable yield (AIM), is hosting a potato nutrient management workshop on Jan. 17 in Summerside, P.E.I. This is a one-day refresher on the basics of nutrient management and potato fertility, including soil testing, role of nutrients, pH and CEC, role of soil organic matter, making blend and rate recommendations, different nutrient sources and split application of nutrients. Presenters include Dr. David…

Potato Expo 2018

Potato Expo 2018 goes January 10-12 in Orlando, Fla. Experience the 10th anniversary event by joining more than 2,000 growers, suppliers and experts at the largest conference and trade show for the potato industry held in North America. Potato Expo 2018 offers educational programming covering the top issues facing the potato industry, provides countless networking opportunities with key decision makers, and showcases the latest products and services for potato production, storage and…

Potatoes New Brunswick Annual General Meeting

Potatoes New Brunswick hosts their annual general meeting this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, starting at 9 a.m. The meeting is being held at the Kin Club of Florenceville (381 route 110, exit 153) in East Centreville, N.B. Lunch is included. Guests include Hon. Andrew Harvey, Minister of Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs; and T.J. Harvey, MP – Tobique-Mactaquac. AGENDA

Idaho’s Spud School 2018

Ask The Plant Academy is hosting Spud School 2018: Breaking Potato Quality and Yield Barriers, on January 15-16, in Fort Hall, Idaho. READ MORE  

Spud Smart Webinar: Potato Storage

Storage losses have declined substantially over the years as storage facilities and storage technologies like ventilation systems and temperature sensors improve. Basic storage management recommendations themselves, however, have remained relatively unchanged for many years. On, Wednesday, November 29 at 1 p.m. Eastern, we will hear from Dr. Robert Coffin, potato researcher at Potato Consulting Services Inc., Prince Edward Island, and Todd Forbush, an engineering/storage specialist with Techmark, Lansing, Michigan, who will discuss…

2017 Alberta Potato Conference & Trade Show

Register today for the 51st annual Alberta Potato Conference & Trade Show. This year’s show provides an opportunity to come together with other growers and industry representatives for three days of learning and networking. The membership will hold their annual general meetings on both the 15th and 16th, and growers are encouraged to join in on the discussions. This year’s theme: Effective Decision Making The Alberta Potato Conference & Trade Show will…

2017 Irrigation Show & Education Conference

The Irrigation Show and Education Conference goes Nov. 6–10, 2017, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. With up to 5,000 attendees, 300 exhibitors and education offerings, the Irrigation Show provides something for everyone. Delegates will find ideas, innovation, technology and best practices that can make a powerful difference in their business. From the newest products and most exciting business technology trends to the comprehensive education sessions and incredible networking…

2017 Dickeya and Pectobacterium Summit

Two bacteria threatening the potato industry worldwide is the focus of the 2017 Dickeya and Pectobacterium Summit Nov. 9 in Bangor, Maine, convened by the University of Maine. Plant pathologists, researchers and scientists from The Netherlands, Scotland and five U.S. states will present the latest information on the bacteria — Dickeya and Pectobacterium — that cause blackleg disease, an emerging potato seed problem. The Potato Disease Summit, which goes from 8 a.m….

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