In the January 2013 Badger Common’Tater
The Badger Beat: 2012 – A Year for the Insects
By Dr. Russell L. Groves, University of Wisconsin, Department of Entomology
The power to increase in favorable conditions, inherent in all living things, could be considered a keystone of population dynamics. Insects are capable of multiplying their numbers through a variety of forms of reproduction, but they are annually limited in doing so by a combination of natural means. For the full story on the 2012 growing season and its impact on insect populations, read The Badger Beat column in the January 2013 issue of The Badger Common’Tater.
Potato Dehy Plant Comes to Wisconsin
High & Dry Dehydrators to Open in Coloma in January
Potato growers will soon have a new outlet for their raw product. A new dehydrated potato plant, called High & Dry Dehydrators, will open in Coloma in January.
The business is supported by a consortium of potato organizations in central Wisconsin. Plant Manager Bruce Reed said the building was purchased in September of 2012 and the project is moving forward very smoothly. For more details, see the January issue of The Badger Common’Tater.