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Harvest

Irish potato farmers fear ‘one of the worst harvests in memory’ after wet spell

Potato farmers in Northern Ireland are facing their worst harvest in living memory as more than half of this year's crop is still in...

Wet weather causes NZ potato shortage

Stocks of potato chips are stretched thin as New Zealand battles a nationwide potato shortage after a wet winter. A spokesperson with the country's largest...

Beeton, Ont. potato farmers reaching ‘critical point’ in harvest season

It’s potato harvest season, and as storage bins throughout the Beeton, Ont. area begin to fill up with mounds of taters, some farmers are...

Canadian Potato Crop Report

The United Potato Growers of Canada released their latest potato crop report on Oct. 2, 2017. Prince Edward Island Harvest into storage is beginning this week....

Disease Watch: Late Blight

Late blight disease caused by Phytophthora infestans devastates potato foliage and tubers. The pathogen can survive between growing seasons as mycelium in potato tubers...

P.E.I.’s dry summer may take a toll on potato yield

P.E.I.'s dry summer may affect the potato yield in parts of the province as the autumn harvest begins. Though the summer has been gorgeous for...

Irish potato farmers fear ‘one of the worst harvests in memory’ after wet spell

Potato farmers in Northern Ireland are facing their worst harvest in living memory as more than half of this year's crop is still in...

Wet weather causes NZ potato shortage

Stocks of potato chips are stretched thin as New Zealand battles a nationwide potato shortage after a wet winter. A spokesperson with the country's largest...

Beeton, Ont. potato farmers reaching ‘critical point’ in harvest season

It’s potato harvest season, and as storage bins throughout the Beeton, Ont. area begin to fill up with mounds of taters, some farmers are...

Canadian Potato Crop Report

The United Potato Growers of Canada released their latest potato crop report on Oct. 2, 2017. Prince Edward Island Harvest into storage is beginning this week....

Disease Watch: Late Blight

Late blight disease caused by Phytophthora infestans devastates potato foliage and tubers. The pathogen can survive between growing seasons as mycelium in potato tubers...

P.E.I.’s dry summer may take a toll on potato yield

P.E.I.'s dry summer may affect the potato yield in parts of the province as the autumn harvest begins. Though the summer has been gorgeous for...