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September 2022 Issue

“Nose Knows Scouting” Uses Trained Dogs to Sniff Out Potato Virus Y

North Dakota potato breeder brings in speaker who has trained a dog to detect potato virus diseases By Mikkel Pates, Agweek Magazine Reprinted with permission from Mikkel Pates and Agweek Good news: The newest high-tech tool for diagnosing crop disease is also man’s best friend—a…

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Interview with Steve Worzella

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Steve Worzella has the advantage of having seen the family potato and vegetable operation, Worzella & Sons, Inc. of Plover, Wisconsin, through the eyes of a child. Having grown up on the farm, he is most proud of…

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Hashbrown Pizza Cups

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary I hesitate to call this a recipe since I’m not offering you specific measurements. I know that makes some people a little nervous (Hi, Mom!). My hope is that the lack of measurements fills you…

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