Yearly Archives: 2016
Vegetable Crop Update #5
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Vegetable Crop Update #4
Vegetable Crop Update #4 Read full update.
Vegetable Crop Update: Hop Downy Mildew Disease Supplement #1
Considerations for downy mildew control in Wisconsin hop production, 2016 For those growing hops, please be aware that downy mildew spikes and pathogen sporulation have been confirmed in Pepin County, as of yesterday, April 21, 2016. I have attached a disease update with management information…
Vegetable Crop Update #3
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Vegetable Crop Update #2
Vegetable Crop Update #2 Read full update.
Associate Division / Auxiliary Scholarships 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…
Support AB 105 and SB 76
Wisconsin Growers Praise Action on Science-Based Water Policy Legislation WPVGA Applauds the Passage of Senate Bill 76 The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) applauds the State Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 76, the science-based water policy legislation sponsored by Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald…
The Potato Strikes Back!
Third Decade (1995-2005) By Paula Houlihan, Auxiliary President In the mid 1990’s, the Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary (WPGA) began its third decade witnessing the rise and popularity of fast food and on-the-go eating. French fry sales rocketed while frozen and processed markets really took off.…
Bypassing Scylla & Charybdis: Pre-enforcement Judicial Review of Wetlands Determinations under the Clean Water Act By Russell W. Wilson, Esq. In the Odyssey, Homer told of the inescapable sailing hazards that confronted Odysseus: the six-headed sea monster, Scylla, on one side of a strait and…
Fall Manure & Cover Crops by Matt Ruark Nutrient management in dairy productions systems produces both challenges and opportunities on sandy soils. One of the big challenges is efficient use of manure nutrients if the manure is applied in the fall. There are challenges with…