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February 2024 Issue

Potato Flake & Flour Plant Operating in Central Wisconsin

Top Tier Ingredients facility built by Pavelski family to meet growing customer needs. By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater With knowledge and experience in the potato business dating back five generations, the Pavelski family of Heartland Farms, in Hancock, Wisconsin, is using that experience…

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Interview with Wyatt Kram

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater In the northern plains of West Fargo, North Dakota, Crary Industries is best known in the Wisconsin potato and vegetable industry as home to Lockwood Manufacturing. With a history that includes sunflower seed and bean harvesting equipment, anhydrous…

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Baked Eggs in Mashed Potatoes

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary We are a family that enjoys mashed potatoes as a regular staple at our dinner table. Because we do not wait for the holidays to serve up the creamy side dish, you can spy leftover…

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