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    Parkland Potato Varieties Field Day


    Parkland Potato Varieties is hosting a field day at the Crop Diversification Centre South in Brooks, Alta. on August 18th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    The following varieties have been selected for the 2017 trial field:

    • Processing Varieties: Basin Russet, Bridget, Excellency
    • Chipping Varieties: AAC Hamer, Destiny
    • Main Market Yellows: Arizona, Yellow Star
    • Main Market Whites: AAC Hamer, Volare
    • Reds: Rosagold
    • Creamers: Anouk,  Destiny, Rosagold, Yellow Star

    Kirby and Paul Sawatzky will be on-site to provide more information and answer questions.

    Sandwiches and refreshments will be served at noon.


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