Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

The Badger Common Tater


The Badger Common‘Tater is a leading source of information, news, education, and highlights of the potato and vegetable industry in Wisconsin. Join other subscribers around the world as we bring you important information every month.

Each month we will publish several articles from the latest issue on our website.  If you enjoy reading our articles online, subscribe today to have the Badger Common’Tater delivered to your home or business.

Subscribe Today


November 2019 Issue

Ready to Direct Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program

Dr. Renee Rioux

Dr. Renee Rioux considers program a shining example of the Wisconsin Idea in action By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater On July 22, Dr. Renee Rioux officially assumed the role of assistant professor, University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison Plant Pathology Department. Her first day on…

Read More »

Interview with Jim Kennedy

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Jim Kennedy was with Frito-Lay for eight years, and when Bob Guenthner of Guenthner Potato Company interviewed him for a farm manager position, Bob says he knew Jim was the one. The Guenthner Potato Company was founded in…

Read More »

Canned Superior Potatoes

Canned Superior Potatoes

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary With jars of ready-to-eat potatoes in the pantry, dinner preparation is a breeze. While I’ve been canning for many years using the water bath method, this was my first experience in creating shelf-stable food (safely…

Read More »

Badger Common’Tater Archives

Advertise in the Badger Common 'Tater

Joe Kertzman 3

Your Connection to the Potato and Vegetable Growing Industry

Contact Joe Kertzman
(715) 630-6213

Email Joe

2019 Rate Card