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Some areas of P.E.I. seeing potato shortages


December 14, 2011
By The Produce News

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December
7, 2011 – While some areas of Prince Edward Island are suffering considerable
potato shortages due to weather conditions this year, others are faring well.
And the quality of the harvested spuds is good.

December
7, 2011 – While some areas of Prince Edward Island are suffering considerable
potato shortages due to weather conditions this year, others are faring well.
And the quality of the harvested spuds is good.

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Farms in Summerside, P.E.I., is among those firms seeing considerable losses to
their crops. Mark MacEwen, a partner-owner of the farm, said the company’s crop
is 15 to 25 per cent down.

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