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September 2021 Issue

Potato Storage Tips from the Experts

Two respected industry professionals share advice on storing healthy potatoes By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater For more than 40 years each, Eugene Mancl of Ron’s Refrigeration and Dale Nelson of Nelson’s Vegetable Storage Systems have been working with potato and vegetable growers, helping…

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Interview with Zach Krogwold

The Potato Plant

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater As its name suggests, Potato Plant, Inc. is a potato packaging plant that has been in operation, in Amherst, Wisconsin, since 1979. “It was started by my great-grandfather, Lawrence, my grandpa, Jon, and my uncle, Lonnie,” says Zach…

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One Pan Baked Eggs & Hash Browns

One Pan Baked Eggs & Hash Browns

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary The golden runny yolks of baked eggs pooling over crispy hash brown potatoes and salty bacon makes for a fabulous breakfast or brunch, and one pan and no mixing bowls mean easy clean up. The…

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