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October 2019 Issue

Paper Potato Packaging is Back

What once was old is new again in the bagging and packing industry By Mark G. Resch, freelance writer, packaging design specialist and consultant For any of us lucky enough to grow up in the potato industry during the 1950’s though the early ’80s, one…

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Interview with Guy Mathias

Guy Mathias

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater When AG Systems merged with Heartland AG in March of 2019, Heartland AG Systems became the largest Case IH application equipment dealership in North America, says Guy Mathias, location manager, DeForest, Wisconsin. In 1967, Dick Lenz started AG…

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Potato Corn Chowder

Potato Corn Chowder

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary Autumn means cooler temperatures and cooler temps mean it’s time for warm comfort food. For this Wisconsin girl, potato soup is high on the list of comforting goodness! I chose to use Superior potatoes for…

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