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Yearly Archives: 2014

A Good Source of Vitamin C

May 20th, 2014 | Filed under: Did You Know

Looking for your daily vitamin C? Look no further than your vitamin-rich Wisconsin potato. Potatoes are a good source of vitamin C, containing nearly half the daily recommended value. Vitamin C helps prevent cell damage, absorbs iron and supports the body’s immune system. Related links:…

The Satisfying Potato

May 20th, 2014 | Filed under: Did You Know

Potatoes rank at the top of the satiety index scale, which means they keep you satisfied. Potatoes are low in calories and nutrient dense, making them a great meal choice for kids and adults alike. Related Links: Review the following links to find out more about the…

Vegetable Crop Update #5

May 16th, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Soil and Land Management

May 13th, 2014 | Filed under: Growing, News

We are finally experiencing a sure sign of spring – south east winds.  It might be welcome to many, but it can be a big problem for Central Sands vegetable growers. Wind can move small grains of sand from bare soil. In some places this…

Vegetable Crop Update #4

May 12th, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

Vegetable Crop Update #4 Read full update.

We’re Number One (Almost)

May 8th, 2014 | Filed under: Did You Know

Wisconsin ranks second in the USA for growing and processing potatoes and vegetables. We’re already number one for lima beans, carrots, green beans and red beets. Learn more: http://vegetables.wisc.edu/ http://wisconsinpotatoes.com/2012/09/irrigated-vegetable-production-key-to-central-wisconsin-economy/ http://potatoassociation.org/documents/A_ProductionHandbook_Final_000.pdf http://www.btny.purdue.edu/pubs/id/id-56/ID-56.pdf http://www.soils.wisc.edu/extension/wcmc/2005/ppt/Bussan.pdf http://www.soils.wisc.edu/extension/wcmc/2005/pap/Bussan.pdf http://www.hort.purdue.edu/rhodcv/hort410/carrot/ca00003.htm http://www.wiscran.org/special/libfile_files/media/317.pdf http://fyi.uwex.edu/cwas/files/2011/04/CWAS_NL_April-2011.pdf

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