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    Alberta Potato Conference and Trade Show


    Plans are just about finalized for the 50th annual Alberta Potato Conference & Trade Show being held at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

    Taking place from November 21st to November 23rd, 2016, the event features informational guest speakers, meeting sessions, entertainment, great food, updates from industry associates and networking opportunities.

    The event is open to potato growers of Alberta past and present, Alberta potato industry members, government partners, and fellow industry growers and trading partners.

    The event starts with Seed Day on Monday, Nov.21st, designed to address the topics specific to seed growers.  The full conference will begin on Tuesday morning.

    For more information and to register, visit


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