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March 2019 Issue

Interview with Charlie Mattek

Charlie Mattek

Charlie Mattek, Sixth-Generation Grower, J.W. Mattek & Sons, Inc. By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater A sixth-generation family farm that carries on the tradition of providing quality seed potatoes to its customers, J.W. Mattek & Sons Inc. has a strong customer base with friendships…

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Wisconsin Unites for 70th Annual Grower Ed Conference & Industry Show

The show floor was abuzz, the luncheons, dinners and banquets full, and presentations informative By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater The resolve of Wisconsin potato growers was on full display at the 2019 Grower Education Conference & Industry Show, February 5-7, at the Holiday…

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Potato Sausage Skillet

Potato Sausage Skillet

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary A one pan meal that takes a mere 30 minutes to prepare, requires only a handful of simple ingredients, and is delicious? Yes, it is possible. And meals like this one are incredibly helpful when…

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