Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

The Badger Common Tater


The Badger Common‘Tater is a leading source of information, news, education, and highlights of the potato and vegetable industry in Wisconsin. Join other subscribers around the world as we bring you important information every month.

Each month we will publish several articles from the latest issue on our website.  If you enjoy reading our articles online, subscribe today to have the Badger Common’Tater delivered to your home or business.

Subscribe Today


April 2019 Issue

Interview with Jerry Knutson

Jerry Knutson

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor “My father, Ralph Knutson, started in the irrigation and farm equipment short lines business back around 1970, selling irrigation and specialized short line equipment,” relates Jerry Knutson, president and owner of Oasis Irrigation in Plainfield, Wisconsin. “He sold Ag-Rain Travelers,…

Read More »

What’s the Role of a Farm Manager?

Farm Managers

It takes trust and confidence to place one special person in charge of managing operations By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Jeff Suchon, farm manager of Bushman’s Riverside Ranch in Crivitz, Wisconsin, views his position as if he were a member of the Bushman…

Read More »

Pierogi Casserole

Pierogi Casserole

Column and Photos by Ali Carter Pierogis are classic Polish dumplings typically filled with creamy potatoes and cheese, and often topped with sour cream and caramelized onions. In this recipe, we’ve taken all the elements of that classic pierogi and simplified them! This dish makes…

Read More »

Badger Common’Tater Archives

Advertise in the Badger Common 'Tater

Joe Kertzman 3

Your Connection to the Potato and Vegetable Growing Industry

Contact Joe Kertzman
(715) 630-6213

Email Joe

2019 Rate Card