Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association



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Volume 10, Issue 2 | January 12, 2018

2018 Grower Education Conference & Industry Show

Register today to attend the 2018 UW Extension and WPVGA Grower Education Conference on February 6-8, 2018, and the Industry Show on February 6-7, 2018, at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Growers attending the conference will have the opportunity to get a head…

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The Power of Relationship Building: Join WPVGA for Ag Day at the Capitol 2018!

By Jordan Lamb, DeWitt Ross & Stevens Despite the fact that we are more “connected” than ever in today’s technology-driven and dependent society, there is still no “plugged in” equivalent to a personal meeting.  That is even more true when building a thriving advocacy program.…

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Maine Seed Potato Board Seeking an Assistant Farm Manager

The Maine Seed Potato Board (MSPB) is looking for an Assistant Farm Manager to work at the MSPB’s early generation seed farm in Masardis, Maine.  This facility produces early generation seed potatoes; production includes tissue culture, mini tuber and field production. The focus of the…

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Executive Director of Potato Sustainability Initiative Opening

Management and lead outreach position available with rapidly growing, independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through market-based mechanisms. Primary responsibility (50%) includes directing and managing the Potato Sustainability Initiative (PSI), a growing, pre-competitive collaboration of North American potato buyers, processors…

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2018 Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference

Hosted by the University of Wisconsin Extension February 27, 2018 Holiday Inn, Steven’s Point, WI Information and Registration This conference will be geared toward helping Wisconsin farmers more successfully use cover crops on their farms.  There will be something for everyone, from farmer’s that have…

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Seats Available on WPVGA Board

There will be three new seats available on the WPVGA Board of Directors beginning in February of 2018.  Board members serve a three-year term and are limited to two consecutive three-year terms.  In February of 2018, board members Ron Krueger of Eagle River Seed Farm,…

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Seats Available on Associate Division Board

There will be two new seats available on the WPVGA Associate Division Board beginning in February.  Board members serve a two-year term and are limited to two consecutive two-year terms.  In February of 2018, current board President Sally Suprise of Ansay & Associates, LLC, Appleton,…

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