P.E.I. potato crop under threat The president of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board says the dry weather in July is a threat to this year’s crop. Summerside area grower Gary Linkletter says farmers in western P.E.I. are in “a game of survival” to keep their plants producing.
N.S. blueberry growers enjoy bumper crop Growers are saying it’s one of the best years on record for the high-bush blueberry crop in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. Earl Kidston says it’s the largest crop he’s harvested in 22 years at his operation in Sheffield Mills.
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Alberta fruit and vegetable field day Albertans interested in learning more about direct market fruit and vegetable production should consider attending the Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at Olds College and area on August 21, 2012.
Late blight not confirmed in Ontario Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs potato specialist Eugenia Banks is reporting that late blight has not been confirmed in the area of Uxbridge, Ont., as reported in mid-July.