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Manitoba’s potato crop seen surviving flood

May 20, 2011  By Manitoba Co-Operator


potatoes03May 19, 2011, Carman, Man.
– The rising Assiniboine River is expected to take out significant potato
acreage around Portage la Prairie, but one industry official said the overall
effect on Manitoba’s crop would be minimal.

May 19, 2011, Carman, Man.
– The rising Assiniboine River is expected to take out significant potato
acreage around Portage la Prairie, but one industry official said the overall
effect on Manitoba’s crop would be minimal.

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Brian Wilson, a potato
specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives at Carman,
said there would obviously be some producers who would be affected, but said
there were no supply concerns at the moment.

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