In the October 2013 Badger Common’Tater
A Few Good Spuds: Small Packs and Specialty Potatoes Grow in Popularity
Today’s consumer culture has seen a shift toward convenience and quickness. Pre-packaged foods and ready-to-eat meals have become staples of the American diet. Several Wisconsin potato packing sheds have tapped into this market to sell their specialty spuds to the on-the-go consumer. Read the full article in the October 2013 edition of The Badger Common’Tater magazine.
Potatoes in the Spotlight
at 27th Annual Spud Bowl
September 7, 2013
UW-Stevens Point 49, Rockford University 20
Pointers’ record improves to 23-4 in Spud Bowl games
82 Runners Take Part in First Annual Spud Run
For complete Spud Bowl coverage, check out the October 2013 issue of The Badger Common’Tater.
The Badger Beat
By Dr. Amanda J. Gevens, Vegetable Plant Pathologist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology
Unpacking Late Blight
In each of the past five production seasons, late blight has been the unwanted baggage on the potato production journey in most of the major U.S. growing regions. A look back at the journey and an unpacking of the disease provides perspective and helps in prescribing enhanced management in future years. For complete details, see The Badger Beat column in the October 2013 issue of The Badger Common’Tater.