The Department of Agriculture and Forestry is asking gardeners to plant only tomato varieties with a proven resistance to a new strain of late blight. This will help ensure a healthy crop and at the same time protect the province’s $1 billion potato industry.
Implementing good biosecurity practices has significant economic, environmental and community benefits for all Islanders.
The 2015 Burger Love campaign has concluded and the the Cabbage Patch from the Home Place in Kensington has been named this year's top burger. A total of 145,527 burgers were sold during the month of April at 60 participating restaurants across Prince Edward Island.
Finance PEI has launched the new Farmland Financing Program, aimed to provide financing to new and expanding Island farmers seeking to purchase farmland in Prince Edward Island, as well as farmers involved in farmland succession.
The popular Public Land Atlas has been updated and revised to reflect a number of changes requested by the people who use these lands for recreation, bird watching, hiking, hunting and fishing. The updated Atlas is available free of charge on line or in print for $34 at the J. Frank Gaudet Tree Nursery in Charlottetown.
- Farmland Financing Program
- 2015 Guide for Beginning Farmers
- 2014/2015 Seed Potato Directory
- 2014/15 Directory for Farmers
- Backyard Bug Brigade
- Buffer Zone Legislation
- Companion Animal Welfare Initiative (CAWI)
- Environmentally Significant Class of Land Holdings
- Forest Fire Weather Index
- Pesticide Certificate
- Planting Permits for Seed Potatoes
- Potato Disinfection Services
- Premises Identification Program
- Watercourse, Wetland and Buffer Zone Activity Permit