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Industry Links

The Potato Growers of Alberta are proud members of the following Industry Associations. These partnerships enhance our understanding of the market, and help us gain insights from industry leaders and other innovative thinkers. To find out more about these organizations, click on their logo to visit their sites.

 

                                            

The Canadian Potato Calendar lists the potato events happening across Canada every year  

                                        

A central page providing links to 2012 Insect Forecast reports and maps as well as useful resources on the control of pests 

 

 

 Alliance for Potato Research and Education offers nutritional information about the potato prepared in all forms.

 

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) is a provincial crown corporation that provides farmers, agribuisinesses and other small businesses loans, crop insurance and farm income disaster assitance.


The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) is a voluntary, not-for-profit, national association which represents the dynamic and diverse sector of Canadian agriculture known as horticulture.


The Canadian Potato Council (CPC) functions within CHC and is made up of 16 elected provincial representatives who meet as needed to deal with business as it arises.

Find out the Best Practices for Thimet use as distributed by the CPC in 2015  - click here


CanadaGAP (Good Agricultural Practices) is the name of the Canadian Horticultural Council's (CHC) On-Farm Food Safety (OFFS) Program. The program consists of national food safety standards and a certification system for the safe production, storage and packing of fresh fruits and vegetables.


Dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada's people, environment and economy.


(AAFC) provides information, research and technology, and policies and programs to achieve an environmentally sustainable agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products   
www.inspection.gc.ca


The Ministry contributes to three of the government’s four key opportunities. Unleashing Innovation, Competing in a Global Marketplace and Making Alberta the Best Place to Live, Work and Visit.


UPGC represents 96% of Canadian Potato Acreage.  They collect and disseminate market information to help growers understand the market and maximize profitability.


A Federated Farmers’ co-operative that focuses on managing its members' potato supply
so as to positively affect their economic success.


“The World Potato Congress Inc. is dedicated to supporting the global growth and development of the potato.

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