Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Vegetable Crop Update #4

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this newsletter I address the recent report of bacterial wilt/brown rot from imported geranium cuttings. I thank all of the folks in plant disease regulation, diagnostics, and…

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Vegetable Crop Update #3

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address updates on the Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic access and on Lorox in carrots in Wisconsin. We hope all are remaining healthy during this…

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Vegetable Crop Update #2

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: early season diseases, seed-applied fungicides, and volunteer risk in potatoes potato production updates Read full update.

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Vegetable Crop Update: Online Produce Safety Class PSA

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Hello, I hope all are doing well in these unusual times. I write to forward along a fresh produce safety online course posting. And, to update the status…

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WPVGA Associate Division-Auxiliary Scholarships Available

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The WPVGA Associate Division and Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary are pleased to inform you of scholarships totaling $6,000, available to students at post-secondary institutions. The Associate Division and Auxiliary Boards of Directors will award the full $6,000, but may decide to award several smaller scholarships…

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Vegetable Crop Update #1

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address changes in UW service relevant to our potato and vegetable stakeholders due to COVID-19 mitigation measures. Happy National Ag Day from our potato…

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Online Water Steward Course

Sign up is now occurring for an online Water Stewards Course built in the CANVAS format for self-paced education. ┬áParticipants must sign up by March 27th to be included in this session. ┬áThe six module, self-guided course focuses mainly on water quantity issues within Wisconsin,…

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