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2019 Cereal Seed Guide to variety selection for planting cereals
With the early arrival of winter, gardening is a faded memory for most Islanders. The tradition of pickling the harvest is a resourceful way to keep fruits and vegetable into the colder months. A lesser-known preserving method is fermentation and it's gaining attention thanks to the PEI Food...
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
What is West Nile Virus(WNV)?, West Nile Virus is a vector-borne (mosquito) neurological disease affecting horses. WNV was first recognized in North America in 1999 and has spread over much of the United States and Canada since that time., What are the clinical signs of WNV?, Clinical signs of WNV...
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. ...
What is late participation?, Under the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership, governments agreed to allow producers to join the program after the enrolment deadline if there is a significant downturn in a farm sector and a gap in participation. To address the challenges facing PEI producers...
Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Robert Henderson offers his heartfelt condolences to the families, friends, and community over the tragic loss of Glen DesRoches and Maurice “Moe“ Getson. “No words or deeds can ever truly erase the pain of loss, and we hope that all those affected by this...
These guidelines are designed to reduce the risk of contamination of land and water resources which may result from the improper disposal practices. The permanent discarding or temporary storage of cull potatoes on the surface of the ground may constitute an environmental and/or public health...
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...