Yearly Archives: 2015
LPRCP Vision Continues
Village of Plover Participation (Article Two of the ongoing LPRCP series) By Ruth Faivre Strategizing with all stakeholders involved is what Dan Mahoney, Village of Plover, Village Administrator, does on a daily basis. The last several years, Mahoney and the Village of Plover worked closely…
Using Less Water to Grow More Food
Wisconsin’s Central Sands is a unique and bountiful place. Its rain-fed groundwater aquifer feeds one of the nation’s most productive potato and vegetable growing areas. The sandy glacial soils and easily accessible aquifer for irrigation allow Wisconsin to rank in the top three in green…
Vegetable Crop Update #7
Vegetable Crop Update #7 Read full update.
WPVGA Awarded Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant
For Immediate Release Contact: Dana Rady at 715-610-6350 (Antigo, WI – May 8, 2015) The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) is embarking on a new opportunity as it relates to the Healthy Grown program thanks to the award of a Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin…
Vegetable Crop Update #6
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Drip Irrigation: Doing More with Less
Most people are already familiar with drip irrigation—they’ve used soaker hoses in the garden or seen those thin tubes in greenhouses or even in orchards. However, on large-scale agricultural lands within Wisconsin, drip irrigation is rarely seen. Since water is usually plentiful in the state,…
Vegetable Crop Update #5
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Vegetable Crop Update #4
Vegetable Crop Update #4 Read full update.
Sharing the Vision: Little Plover River Conservancy Project
Little Plover River Conservancy Project Unites All Stakeholders By Ruth Faivre, Managing Editor Working together, Wisconsin’s citizens can solve the most complex problems even when they involve a number of diverse sectors such as Wisconsin’s base of potato and vegetable growers, other agricultural interests and…
Vegetable Crop Update Supplement #1
Read Full Update – Vegetable Crop Update Supplement #1