Snowy harvest conditions at Visser Farms near Edmonton, Alberta

The 2018 potato harvest is highly variable across Canada and even within provinces. In general, a hot, dry summer and cold, rainy fall has challenged growers. 

Come check out this year’s OFVGA exhibit at the Royal in the ‘Farm to Table Discovery Zone’, Nov. 2-11. Grower associations will be there to greet the public and school groups, and hand out produce samples.

A new, one-stop hub for agricultural data will be launched by Statistics Canada on November 27, 2018. And there’ll be more insights into the demographics of farming when they link the results from the two 2016 Canadian censuses.

As we continue to explore the different markets for your products we will focus on Atlantic Canada. This market has some unique characteristics, as they all do.