b'Growers Face Some Important Decisions in 2022Despite challenges and uncertainties, P.E.I. growers got some good trade-related news as the 2022 season begins. BY: MARC ZIENKIEWICZHTTPS://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WATCH?V=VNY4GG4BEZOWHATS HAPPENING IN the potatoWeve been dealing with it as best weCommission.industry right now? Depends where youcan; weve been buying stuff ahead ofThings seem really out of control right want to begin. time, but who knows where some of thesenow with people trying to figure out ways Trade concerns, weather, input andprices are going to go. You try to budgetto cut costs going into the season. But fuel costs are just a few of the factorsand plan as much as possible and weighmy father always said you cant be cheap on the minds of growers right now,some of the rotation crops and see whichand grow a good potato crop. Theres and attendees of 2022 Canadian Spudones going pay the most and use the leastonly so much you can cut, said Prince Congress had a chance to hear from threeamount of inputs, says Shawn Paget,Edward Islands Chad Robertson, a sixth-potato growers with their finger on thewho operates Riverview Farms in Newgeneration farmer at his familys farm pulse of whats happening in Eastern andBrunswicks Saint John River Valley.Marvyns Garden. Western Canada. Paget is currently the president of theManitobas Sheldon Wiebe of J.P. Paramount for growers right now isNew Brunswick Seed Growers Co-opWiebe Ltd. agreed input costs are a major input costs, attendees heard. and chair of the New Brunswick Grainconcern, but for many growers, buying 6SPUDSMART.COM Spring 2022'