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September 2023 Issue

Researchers Share Findings at Field Day

WPVGA takes opportunity to recognize past and present leaders of Association By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Summer in the Wisconsin potato and vegetable industry means a flurry of field days. Those related to potato and vegetable production in the state include the Antigo…

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Interview with Eugene Mancl and Greg Johnson

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Founded in 1973 by Ron and Bonnie Mancl, this year marks the 50th anniversary of Ron’s Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. The company name and family behind it are familiar to Wisconsin potato and vegetable…

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Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary Tater Tots evoke feelings of childhood, leisurely evenings, and grandparents. If you feel the same, then I have a fun little recipe for you! These bit-sized, bacon-wrapped appetizers are a hit at any family gathering…

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