Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Interview with Ron Krueger

Felix Zeloski Farms, located in Eagle River, Wisconsin, is nestled in the middle of the world’s largest inland chain of lakes. It supports a tremendous amount of wildlife as well as natural scenic beauty. Antigo native Dennis Zeloski took over the family business from his father, Felix M. Zeloski in 1973. For the past 13 years the Eagle
River farm has been managed by Ron Krueger, who oversees the growing of 1,100 acres of certified seed potatoes, certified seed oats, soybeans and other small grains. Numerous varieties make up the 275 acres of certified
seed potatoes, including Goldrush, Mazama, MegaChip, Norland
(Dark Red Selection), Russet Norkotah, Superior, Villetta Rose, W1879-RUS, W2253-5RUS, W2799-4RUS, W2303-8R, W3059-1RUS, White Pearl, Yukon Gold and Frito-Lay varieties.

A Tomahawk native, Krueger attended UW-Stevens Point and was employed as a researcher for Frito Lay for several years before joining Zeloski Farms. The past president
and board member of the Wisconsin Seed Potato Improvement Association, Krueger served as Chairman of the NPC Seed Seminar when the event was hosted by Wisconsin in
1999. The current President of the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, Ron is in his second term on the board of directors, and chairs the Spudpro and Research

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