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November 2020 Issue

Little Plover River Watershed Enhancement Project Exceeds Expectations

WPVGA works with Village of Plover, governmental and conservation groups to enhance waterway By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater When the Little Plover River Watershed Enhancement Project Team convened, in February 2017, to discuss ways to meet the team’s goals, the Village of Plover…

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Interview with Jeff Fassbender

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater At just 30 years old, Jeff Fassbender was elected president of the Wisconsin Seed Potato Improvement Association (WSPIA) Board of Directors, in January 2020. Holding that position at such a young age is not surprising considering Fassbender’s experience…

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Rustic Horseradish Root Mash

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary I have always thought the term “taste-tester” was an odd one. Yet, as I write this, my mind is unable to come up with an alternative that feels less odd but still clearly understandable. A…

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