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    Quebec’s Potato Symposium Celebrating 40th Anniversary


    The Potato Symposium in Lévis, Que. is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Nov. 25, a website post said. The theme for this year’s conference is “A crossroads of expertise for 40 years” and features more than a dozen speakers talking about farming practices and eco-responsible production.

    The page noted there’s opportunities for networking and exchange between advisers, producers, stakeholders and suppliers, all passionate about this constantly improving production.

    Featured speakers include:

    • Celia Bordie speaking on Colorado potato beetles
    • Mike Thornton speaking on how climate change affects potatoes
    • Gilbert Lavoie speaking on economics and manager of a potato company
    • Zachary Dolbec speaking about Patates Dolbec and Ubald Distillerie

    Early bird registration for the conference is open until Nov. 11.

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