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January 2023 Issue

Eco-Friendly Pest Control

Russ Groves develops environmentally sustainable options for growers By Nicole Miller, GROW, Wisconsin’s Magazine for the Life Sciences, https://grow.cals.wisc.edu Wisconsin has a long history of vegetable production. It’s a leading producer of the nation’s processing vegetables, such as snap beans, sweet corn, carrots, and potatoes.…

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Interview with Tia Leonhard

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater It was the first day of September, in 1965, when Mid-State Truck Service, Inc., founded by Frank Vendehey, became an authorized International Truck dealership in Marshfield, Wisconsin. And not too long thereafter, commercial truck leasing and rental, as…

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Pot Roast & Mashed Potatoes

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary Here in Wisconsin, January is typically a month filled with overcast skies, blustery winds that blow in more snow than I care to shovel, and bitter temperatures that painfully prickle at my throat when I…

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