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February 2020 Issue

“All Bets Were On” at Potato Expo

Las Vegas welcomed the most exhibitors and largest crowd in event’s 12-year history By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater It just felt different—a buzz was in the air—and when the final numbers were tallied, the 12th Annual Potato Expo at the Mirage Convention Center…

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Interview with Zachary Mykisen

Zach Mykisen

Specializing in implements for the potato farmer, Big Iron Equipment handles new and used agricultural lines for everything from seeding and tillage to grain and livestock handling. Established by Bill and Dianne Zelinski in November of 1995, they purchased a Spudnik dealership located on Maple…

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Irish Beef Stew

Irish Beef Stew

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary Ah, March is a few short weeks away, the month that brings us hope that warmer weather will soon be here and ushers in the promise that planting season is just around the corner. And,…

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