Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association



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Volume 9, Issue 17 | April 21, 2017

WPVGA Associate Division Board Member Paul Cieslewicz Runs for Portage County Drainage Board

Interviews for the position of Portage County Drainage District Commissioner will take place at the Agriculture and Extension Education Committee of Portage County Meeting on Monday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 2 of the Courthouse Annex Building, 1462…

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Cover Crop Survey Seeks Farm Input

Your opinions will help guide policy, research, and education nationwide Farmers who plant cover crops, used to plant cover crops, or have never tried cover crops are all encouraged to take this survey: http://tinyurl.com/2017coverssurvey The survey is being conducted by the Conservation Technology Information Center…

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Sign up for the Census

A lot has changed in the last five years since the 2012 Census of Ag was taken A lot has changed in the last five years since 2012 when the last Census of Agriculture was taken. That’s why Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer…

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2017 Crop Transition Conference

AMVAC and the United Potato Growers of America join together to sponsor the 2017 Crop Transition Conference which will be held on June 20-21, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN. Topics to be covered include market conditions, historical trends, a comprehensive crop analysis as well as a…

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NRCS Welcomes New State Conservationist in Wisconsin

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Wisconsin welcomes new State Conservationist, Angela Biggs. Angela will oversee 55 local NRCS Service Centers across the state and over 200 employees, who work with local farmers and landowners directly in those USDA…

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Growing Specialty Crops in Northern Wisconsin

Field days will be held May 24-25, 2017 in the Bayfield area Growers interested in learning about specialty crop growing techniques in northern Wisconsin are invited to attend two Specialty Crop Field Days hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The…

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Associate Division / Auxiliary 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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