Funders of Cluster 3 Potato Research

The potato research reported here is generously funded by contributions through the Canadian Agri-Science Cluster for Horticulture 3, in cooperation with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriScience Program, a Canadian Agricultural Partnership initiative, and by the Canadian Horticultural Council, Canadian Potato Council member organizations, industry stakeholders, universities and colleges and provincial governments.

The eight potato research projects funded under Cluster 3 have a total value of $10.8 million with contributions of $7.1 million from the AAFC AgriScience Program and $3.7 million from industry stakeholders. The Canadian Potato Council greatly appreciates these cash and in-kind contributions.

The Government of Canada

Through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriScience Program, a Canadian Agricultural Partnership initiative

The Canadian Horticultural Council

Canadian Potato Council Member Organizations

BC Potato & Vegetable Growers’ Association
Ontario Potato Board
Peak of the Market
Potato Growers of Alberta
Potatoes New Brunswick
Prince Edward Island Potato Board
Saskatchewan Seed Potato Growers’ Association
Keystone Potato Producers’ Association

Industry Stakeholders

Agricultural Certification Services
Alberta Seed Producers Inc.
AMVAC Corporation
Bayer Crop Science
Belchim Crop Protection
Cavendish Farms
Centre de Recherche les Buissons
Consortium de Recherche sur la pomme de terre du Québec
Edmonton Potato Growers
Felix Farms BC
Greentronics Ltd.
J.R. Simplot Company
Keystone Potato Producers’ Association
Klondike Farms
La Patate Lac-Saint-Jean
Lamb Weston
McCain Foods Canada
MHPEC Inc. (a partnership between Keystone Potato Producers’ Association, J.R. Simplot and McCain Foods Canada)
Old Dutch Foods Limited
Parkland Seed Potatoes
PGA Trust
Québec Parmentier Inc.
Rockyview Seeds
S. Cairns Memorial Chipping Potato Research Fund
Syngenta Canada
Tuberosum Technologies Inc.
UFV and Ag in the Classroom

Universities and Colleges

INRS – Centre Eau Terre Environnement
Lethbridge College
Université de Moncton
University of Guelph
University of Manitoba
University of Prince Edward Island

Provincial Governments

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development
New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs