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Home gardeners encouraged to plant blight-resistant tomatoes

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.

Biosecurity Bulletin
Protecting Farms from Pests and Disease

Implementing good biosecurity practices has significant economic, environmental and community benefits for all Islanders.

2015 PEI Burger Love winner announced
PEI Burger Love

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.

Farmland Financing Program now underway
Farmland Financing Program
The Farm Financing Program will help to remove some of the financial barriers for new farmers and will allow others the opportunity to expand their operations.

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.

Updated Public Land Atlas

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.

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