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August 2022 Issue

Prescription Crop Nutrition for Red Potatoes

Growers saw brighter, deeper red skin color, higher quality, and enhanced nutritional value By Dan Peterson, regional agronomist for AgroLiquid In Minnesota, two fresh market red potato growers tested a prescription AgroLiquid supplementation added to their conventional liquid in-furrow fertilizer. For these wholesale growers, an…

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Interview with Jed Colquhoun

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Though he didn’t grow up on a farm, Jed Colquhoun says he always enjoyed plants and the productive feeling of growing his own food. A professor, Extension specialist and IPM program director in the UW-Madison Department of Horticulture,…

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Hash Brown-Wrapped Omelet

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary Mike and I found ourselves exploring a little lakeside vacation town in early July. Part of that exploration included the local eateries. One family-run restaurant offered fabulous breakfast options where I enjoyed a hash brown…

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