PEI shipping in potatoes to make up yield
December 11, 2017 By CBC News
December 11, 2017, Charlottetown, PEI – P.E.I. has experienced a lower potato crop yield than usual this year and has been forced to ship in spuds from other areas of the country to make up for it.
The province remains Canada’s heaviest hitter in terms of potato production, producing roughly 25 per cent of the country’s annual yield.
However, dry weather conditions over the summer reduced the Island crop yield by about eight per cent this year — the largest drop among major growers in Canada. READ MORE
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