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Volume 11, Issue 7 | February 15, 2019

UWEX & WPVGA Grower Education Conference Proceedings Available Online

For those interested in accessing the 2019 (and prior) Proceedings of our Annual UWEX & WPVGA Grower Education Conference online, please see the link below. http://wpvga.conferencespot.org/program

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New Event for Students at Farm Technology Days

Johnson Creek, Wis. – February 11, 2019 – On Tuesday, July 23 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (WFTD) will host it’s first-ever Ag Career Day. “This event is targeting FFA chapters around the state, students grade 7-12,” said Peter Curran with the fundraising committee. “Students will…

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Deadline – 2019 Food Safety Training Class Registration

2019 officially marks the 7th year of offering food safety training classes. One class that has undergone updates since WPVGA last offered it is the Harmonized Standard, now referred to as Harmonized GAP Plus+. The Harmonized GAP Plus+ audit is recognized as being “Global Food…

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Healthy Grown Information Sessions

Are you interested in Healthy Grown?  Are you curious about the process or do you want to learn about the paperwork needed to become certified?  If so, join an informative webinar hosted by Deana Knuteson (UW-Horticulture, Healthy Grown Coordinator) to help answer questions you may…

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Jeffrey A. Wyman Memorial Garden Golf Outing

The Jeffrey A. Wyman Memorial Garden Golf Outing will be held on May 14, 2019 a the University Ridge Golf Course, 9002 County Road PD, Madison, WI. The event will begin with a continental breakfast at 10:00 a.m. with registration and cart assignments at 10:30…

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DATCP and UW-Extension Host Required Food Safety Trainings for Produce Growers

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Extension (UWEX), is hosting several food safety trainings required for Wisconsin fresh produce growers who must meet federal produce safety rules. The trainings provide science-based, minimum standards for growing,…

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