Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Vegetable Crop Update #26

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address potato production updates, cucurbit downy mildew and late blight updates. Read full update.

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Vegetable Crop Update #25

Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue, I address cucurbit downy mildew updates and tomato/potato late blight updates for WI. As we move…

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Potato Farms Partner with Conservation Group to Plant Pollinator Habitat

Pollinator Project at Alsum Farms

Insect pollinators will soon find more homes on potato and vegetable farms. About 20 acres of habitat for insect pollinators will be established in central and southwest Wisconsin this fall, thanks to a cost-matching agreement between four large potato farms and Sand County Foundation, a…

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Vegetable Crop Update #24

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: new insect introductions in WI agriculture potato row spacing trial updates cucurbit downy mildew…

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Vegetable Crop Update #23

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: Swede Midge first detections in WI Potato Soil Health national program updates Cucurbit downy…

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Vegetable Crop Update #22

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue I address the following topics: summary of vegetable disease this summer cucurbit downy mildew reports late…

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Vegetable Crop Update #21

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: vegetable production updates: report on potato N study and remote sensing project cucurbit downy…

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Vegetable Crop Update #20

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue I address: cucurbit downy mildew (findings now in Dane and Vernon Counties) late blight in tomato…

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