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PEI potato industry needs deep irrigation wells

June 17, 2014  By CBC News

June 17, 2014, Charlottetown, PEI – Two of the most powerful voices in P.E.I.s billion dollar potato industry appeared before the Legislature’s agriculture committee recently in Charlottetown.

They called for a lifting of the moratorium on high capacity agricultural wells in the province. Irving-owned Cavendish Farms, and the P.E.I. Potato Board said it’s the only way for potato farmers to stay competitive. READ MORE




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