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September 2019 Issue

Water Stewards Program Makes Inroads

Plainfield Lake

Grower-driven initiative focuses on water stewardship and conservation By Deana Knuteson, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (UW) Department of Horticulture, and Jed Colquhoun, professor and extension specialist, UW-Madison Water is a critically important resource in agricultural ecosystems across the United States, and quantity and resource availability…

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Interview with Paul Sowinski

Paul Sowinski

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Paul Sowinski is proud of the fact that his father, Alvin, worked in conjunction with the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) to promote washed potatoes for chipping. “They proved that washed potatoes save chip companies 50-70…

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Wisconsin Casserole

Wisconsin Casserole

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary The Wisconsin casserole … we all have one … that one dish that we know is sure to please each and every time it’s placed on the table. There’s no need to scour the recipe…

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