NewsIndustry EventsQuebec's Potato Symposium Celebrating 40th Anniversary

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.

Related Articles

Fall 2022 Cross Canada Check in with Potato Associations

Ontario Potato Conference Returns Following Two Year Hiatus

Stephan Dolbec is Home Grown and Loving Running Patates Dolbec

Trending This Week

Harvest New Variety Insights at Trials and Conferences

I’ve been thinking how daunting it can be for growers to select potato varieties to grow in the next season. With hundreds of varieties already...

“Functional Sustainability” Concept Catching on at World Potato Conference

Sustainability is an important goal but if the ways we pursue it aren’t practical and economically viable in a real-world farm context, the sustainability...

What Do Farmers Have in Common with Potatoes? Stress!

A tuber is a tuber is a tuber coming out of the ground, right? Nope – though one spud might look just as firm...

Protect Your Soil with KWS Cover+™

I live in sunny Lethbridge, Alberta where I’ve enjoyed working with seed producers and farmers for the past two decades.  The bounty of sunlight...
French fries

Do You Want Fries With That?

Taking a bite out of the trends in the Canadian foodservice industry. People love french fries, and we have the statistics to prove it. Will...