Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Jan 30, 2015 04:57 PM CST

It is Canada's smallest province, but in many ways, among provinces, Prince Edward Island has the biggest heart. Last Wednesday night amid high winds and blowing snow, my plane landed in Charlottetown, PEI. I had been invited to speak to the United Potato Growers of Canada, specifically on "rotational crops." With the potato being king in PEI, corn, wheat and soybeans get relegated to setting the plate for potatoes. It's a different adaptation for me, but this represented my second trip in three years to this wonderful place.

I had heard that foxes had become a problem in PEI. That ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
US Pushes Canada on TPP
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Truck Drivers in Short Supply
Canada Markets
CWB Announces Lower PROs
Canada Markets