Potatoes continue to be the most significant agricultural product produced in P.E.I. Consider this: — About one quarter of Canada’s potato production comes from P.E.I. — Farm cash receipts approached $250 million in 2014, representing half of total farm cash receipts for the province. — Growers planted 90,500 acres of potatoes in 2014. — The potato industry in P.E.I. creates more than 8,000 jobs.