Saturday, 24 February 2018


The International Potato Technology Expo is coming back to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown, Canada, February 23-24, focusing on all aspects of the potato industry – from seed, to soil, to growing, to harvesting. 

The biennial event attracts thousands of visitors and exhibitors from across Canada and beyond.

Registration is now open for the 2018 edition of the show. Pre-registration is USD5 per person (registration will be USD10 at the door) and covers the full duration of the event.  

Attendees will find a wide-ranging collection of new and innovative products on today’s market including harvesters, sprayers, pilers, cultivators, tractors, bagging machinery, seed cutters, plant genetics, seeds, and more.

For those involved in any aspect of the potato industry – from seed and soil, to growing and harvesting – the International Potato Technology Expo is a must-attend event. Along with the latest in potato technology, the show will also feature a full educational conference program, featuring presentations from six industry experts:

Friday, February 23, 2018

9:00am - John Walsh, McCain Foods

“CIPC Residue on Seed and Effects on Emergence and Yield”

10:00am - Dr. Suqi Li, Dr. Christine Noronha, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

“New Insights on Wireworm Biology”

11:00am - Dr. Jiwan Palta, University of Wisconsin

“Calcium Nutrition to Fortify Seed”

Saturday, February 24, 2018

9:00am - Ryan Barrett and Grower Panel, PEI Potato Board – AIM

“Specific Gravity - Principles You Can Apply & Success Stories”

10:00am - Bill Menkveld, Greentronics

“Precision Agriculture through Within-Field Yield Monitoring Technology”

11:00am - Dr. Andy Robinson/Dr. Andrew McKenzie-Gopsill,

- North Dakota State University/Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

“Weed Management in Potatoes - Addressing Current & Future Realities” 

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