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April 2021 Issue

Healthy Grown Meets Current Sustainability Demand

Potato growers stress that retail customers and consumers care about food origins By Joe Kertzman, Badger Common’Tater “The Wisconsin Healthy Grown program brings awareness to what we as potato farmers do every day to be stewards of the land,” says Christine Lindner, marketing manager for…

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Interview with Kathy Jo Knutson

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Irrigation sales and farming have been in the Knutson blood for years. Ralph Knutson, father of Jerry Knutson,  who sadly passed away in a snowmobile accident, December 2019, sold water reels and parts for years, all while he…

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Mashed Potato Cakes

Mashed Potato Cakes

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary Let’s make the most of those leftover mashed potatoes waiting in your refrigerator, and fancify things just a bit! Mashed potatoes are not only the ultimate comfort food, but also one of the easiest and…

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