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Volume 9, Issue 45 | October 13, 2017

Treat ’em with Chips for Halloween

Hand out Wisconsin potato chips to your trick-or-treaters this Halloween instead of candy! Chips are $25 per case; 48-1.5 ounce bags per case. Place your order by emailing Danielle at dsorano@wisconsinpotatoes.com. Chips will be available for pick up at our office at 700 5th Ave, Antigo…

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Grow by FarmHer is Hitting the Midwest

(NASHVILLE, TENN. — October 10th, 2017) The excitement of the “Grow by FarmHer” events continue into year three, covering more states in the Midwest. “Grow by FarmHer” is a series of events designed to inspire, educate and empower young women in agriculture, ages 16 to…

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The Unexpected Department of Labor Audit – What To Do When The Department Of Labor Comes Knocking

By Attorney Stephen A. DiTullio & Attorney Jordan Rohlfing DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. Knock, knock, knock! A Department of Labor (“DOL”) Investigator or team of investigators shows up at your farm and informs you that they are there to audit your records and/or investigate…

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Department of Labor Inspections

We have become aware of heightened U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division inspections at packing sheds in the Upper Midwest.  This may be a localized issue, but we wanted to alert all of you and to ask you to share any information. At…

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Please Share Pollinator Practices

The University of Wisconsin is conducting an assessment to determine practices currently being used in Wisconsin to enhance pollinators. We will use this information to direct further research and outreach efforts.  Pollinators are defined as any animal that visits flowering plants and transfers pollen from…

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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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