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Canadian Potato Council Annual Meeting

About 40 representatives from the potato industry and the federal and provincial governments gathered in Ottawa, Ont. on March 7 and 8 for the Canadian Potato Council and Seed Potato Sub Committee meetings to review topics of importance to Canadian potato growers. These meetings were held in conjunction with the Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting. Among the topics discussed was the North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO), which provides a forum…

Canadian Potato Council Update

Plant health, potato marketing, wireworm control and plant breeders’ rights were just some of the topics discussed at the March meeting in Quebec City. The Canadian Potato Council and the Seed Potato Subcommittee met jointly on March 10, just prior to the Canadian Horticultural Council’s 93rd Annual General Meeting in Quebec City, Que. Forty members and observers representing provincial potato grower organizations, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and…

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