Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association



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Volume 9, Issue 40 | September 15, 2017

Wisconsin Potato Industry Plans Support for Hurricane Victims

The WPVGA will be working diligently with its members over the next several weeks to provide relief to Hurricane victims in Florida, Texas and elsewhere.  We are asking all members–Growers, Associate Division and Auxiliary–to please consider a donation, no matter the size. Hurricane Irma in…

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Equivalent Testing Methodologies for Agricultural Water

FDA has determined that the following methods are “scientifically valid” and “at least equivalent to the method of analysis in § 112.151(a) in accuracy, precision, and sensitivity: See https://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodScienceResearch/LaboratoryMethods/ucm575251.htm

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Remote Sensing Conference

University of Wisconsin

Many potato growers, agronomists, and researchers are interested in the use of remote sensing to improve crop management and variety development. A national effort is underway to coordinate these efforts and obtain federal funding for research and extension. Please join us for a one-day conference to hear about the…

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NCAT Launches National Survey of Attitudes about Crop Insurance

The 2014 Farm Bill greatly increased access to crop insurance for specialty crop, diversified, and organic growers, but so far only a small percentage of those who are eligible have taken advantage of these new opportunities. The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is conducting a…

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AgSource Laboratories Offers Free Gap Water Sample Pick-Up

Bonduel, Wis. – Following a successful 2016 pilot-program, AgSource Laboratories is pleased announce the start of the 2017 free GAP water sample pick-up route.  In cooperation with the UW Hancock Agricultural Research Station and the Antigo WPVGA Office AgSource will be sample drop sites. “We…

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