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Determining Phosphorus Fertilization Requirements for Potatoes based on Phosphorus Saturation Index for PEI
Determining Phosphorus Fertilization Requirements for Potatoes based on Phosphorus Saturation Index for PEI - fact sheet
Agriculture is essential to the rural way of life on Prince Edward Island. Governments remain committed to the continued expansion and success of the PEI agricultural sector by ensuring producers have the tools they need to manage significant risks that threaten the viability of their farms. ...
A landmark partnership is underway to protect the environment on Prince Edward Island by conserving threatened grassland bird species. The initiative between the Government of Prince Edward Island and ALUS Canada, A Weston Family Initiative, encourages farmers to delay their first cut of hay until...
Expanding and renovating Prince Edward Island’s three grain elevators will help the province’s agriculture industry grow and lead to increased prosperity for all Islanders. The PEI Grain Elevators Corporation (GEC) has received a $9.2 million repayable loan from the provincial government through...
This fact sheet was developed to explain the best management practices – control of late blight of potatoes
This fact sheet was developed to explain integrated pest management practices for control of wireworm in potato fields.
Four horses from the same barn east of Charlottetown have been diagnosed with Strangles. The barn owner immediately implemented all control measures to prevent further spread of disease. Strangles is a very contagious bacterial infection of horses that causes fever, cough, depression and reduced...
The primary goal of nutrient management planning is to ensure adequate nutrients are supplied to a crop with the least amount of impact on the surrounding natural resources. Prince Edward Island derives all of its drinking water from ground water sources and therefore is very concerned with overuse...
Canadian Agriculture Safety Week is March 11 to 17, but Island farmers and their families know the importance of following safe farm practices all year round. Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Robert Henderson says the week helps raise awareness of the importance of farm safety and the need to...
Agriculture is very important Prince Edward Island and its provincial economy. It is in the provincial interest that in agricultural areas, agricultural uses and normal farm practices are promoted and protected in a way that balances the needs of the agricultural community with provincial health,...