Yearly Archives: 2014
Water is the Most Precious Resource for Wisconsin’s Potato and Vegetable Growers
Water use is a critical issue in central Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA), as well as its grower members are committed to the judicious use of this most precious resource. WPVGA formed The Water Task Force in 2009 to bring…
Disease Supplement #4
Disease Supplement #4 Read full update.
Wisconsin potatoes have complex carbohydrates that satisfy your body’s energy needs. No fat, no sodium, no gluten, no cholesterol, no kidding! Peel Back the Truth: Potato Nutrition Facts Athletic Performance and Carbohydrates Carbohydrate Basics Starch Sources
Vegetable Crop Update #16
Vegetable Crop Update #16 Read full update.
Over 99% of farms in Wisconsin are family owned. Today’s American farmer feeds about 155 people worldwide. http://www.farmersfeedus.org/fun-farm-facts/ A look at Wisconsin Agriculture
Disease Supplement #3
Disease Supplement #3 Read full update.
Farm Perspectives – Produce Traceability Initiative
Many years ago there was a connection between the consumer and the farmer and that connection created a level of trust. Before the days of large national retailers local produce was a way of life and it was likely that you knew the farmer…
Vegetable Crop Update #15
Vegetable Crop Update #15 Read full update.
Wisconsin farmers are stewards of more than nine million acres of cropland. They strive to provide families with clean air, clean water, and healthy soil through their conservation practices. http://datcp.wi.gov/uploads/Farms/pdf/2013NutrientMgmtNews.pdf http://wisconsinfarmers.org/vegetable-growers-want-to-protect-ecosystem/ http://wisconsinfarmers.org/responsibility/