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March 2020 Issue

Attendance was Good for the 71st Grower Ed Conference & Industry Show

2020 Industry Show

The plans and people came together for a successful exhibit of everything Wisconsin agriculture By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater The well-regarded Grower Education Conference & Industry Show succeeded in its mission of shining a bright light on Wisconsin’s potato and vegetable growing industry…

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Interview with Mike Firkus

Mike Firkus says he has enjoyed working alongside his dad, Lonnie, over the last 25-plus years to grow and improve Firkus Farms to the point where it is today. “We have worked hard to consistently improve, year after year, to grow the best crops possible…

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Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary In our home hangs a framed letter gifted to me on Mother’s Day by my then eight-year-old daughter. The letter is filled with the reasons I am loved, sprinkled with a few sweetly misspelled words,…

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