Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

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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Conference Proceedings Available Online

For those interested in accessing the 2020 (and prior) Proceedings of our Annual UW-Madison Division of Extension & WPVGA Grower Education Conference online, please click here.

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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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