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Positive Potato Publicity

There's nothing like lending a helping hand. Wisconsin potato growers give back.

Wisconsin potato growers appreciate being part of the community and giving back. Here’s a taste of our efforts!

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WPVGA Award Recipients

Hall of Fame Awards

2022 (Presented in 2023)
Randy VanHaren

2021 (Presented in 2022)
Paul Miller

2020 (Presented in 2021)
Marv Worzella
Norm Worzella

2019 (Presented in 2020)
Larry Alsum
Dick Okray

2018 (Presented in 2019)
Dr. Keith Kelling

WPVGA Industry Awards

2022 (Presented in 2023)
Young Grower: Nicola Carey
Volunteer: Doug Posthuma
Researcher: Dr. James Busse
Associate Business Person: Julie Cartwright
Agri-Communicator: Jordan Lamb
President’s Award: Anna Okray
Industry Appreciation: Julie Braun

2021 (Presented in 2022)
Young Grower: Wendy Alsum-Dykstra
Volunteer: J.D. Schroeder
Researcher: Amber Walker
Associate Business Person: Rich Wilcox
Agri-Communicator: Dan Mahoney
President’s Award: Jolene Guenthner
Industry Appreciation: Ann MacGuidwin, Doug Rouse, Dana Rady

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Positive Potato Publicity

Caring for Wetlands

Grower Nick Somers of Plover River Farms works with Tracy ...

Farm to Fork Commercial

Wisconsin Potato growers provide high-quality potatoes that are nutritious and ...

Thank the Farmer Commercial

There are many businesses that are heavily involved in agriculture ...

Water Commercial

Studies show that trees use more water than vegetables and ...