Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association



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Volume 10, Issue 20 | April 20, 2018

Wisconsin Issues 24 (c) Labels for Bravo Ultrex, ZN and Weather Stik on Potatoes

Wisconsin has issued 24(c) Special Local Need label registrations for Bravo Ultrex, Bravo ZN and Bravo Weather Stik on potatoes.  These registrations are effective until December 31, 2022.

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AgSource Laboratories to Host Open House

MARSHFIELD, Wis. – Please join AgSource Laboratories for a public open house on Thursday, April 26, from 2–4 p.m. “With all the snow piled up outside, it’s hard to believe spring will ever arrive. Soon enough, it will be here, and spring is a great…

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Potato Virus Detection Training Workshop at Three Locations in 2018: Othello WA, Antigo WI and Presque Isle ME

These workshops will cover field identification of PVY (strains O, N-Wi and NTN), including visual identification of foliar symptoms on 20 cultivars commonly grown in each region. Recent standardization of seed certification programs across the U.S. includes the requirement for documentation of inspector training. However, this…

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Healthy Grown Expansion Goals and Resources

Are you on the fence about joining the Healthy Grown program? By now, you may have heard about the Promotions Committee’s goal in expanding the Healthy Grown program significantly over the next 5 years, which is part of the group’s long range plan set in…

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2018 Crop Transition Conference

Registration is open for the 2018 Crop Transition Conference, which will be held in Minneapolis. The Conference is a free public meeting available to all, members and nonmembers. Valuable discussions take place at this meeting regarding historical trends, crop transition analysis and shipment projections. Understanding…

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Scholarships Now Available

The WPVGA Associate Division and Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary are pleased to inform you of scholarships totaling $6,000, available to students at post-secondary institutions. The Associate Division and Auxiliary Boards of Directors will award the full $6,000, but may decide to award several smaller scholarships…

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Spring 2018 Well Depth Data Collection

Dear WPVGA Grower, We would like to continue to collect measurements  to build on our database of high capacity well water depths.  This database is used to track water levels throughout Wisconsin.  We intend to use this information to help growers and protect your rights…

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2018 Spud Seed Classic Sponsorship Opportunities

    Click here to download the Sponsorship Commitment Form.

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Staying Compliant with Department of Labor Laws

Are you employing H-2A workers this season?  Do you want to get up to speed on the various aspects of the H-2A regulations?  An excellent place to begin is with the Department of Labor/Wage-Hour Division’s H-2A fact sheet.  Begin educating yourself!  Click here to get…

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