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Volume 11, Issue 23 | June 14, 2019

Fred Madison Passes Away

rederick William Madison, Jr., age 82, passed away June 3, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. He was born in Milwaukee to the late Frederick W. and Geraldine (Conover) Madison, Sr. After graduating from Milwaukee Country Day School in 1955, Fred attended Harvard University,…

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WPVGA and Antigo Legion Baseball Team to Honor Glen Wolter

The Antigo American Legion 19U Baseball team will recognize long-time potato grower Glen Wolter with a game in his honor on Tuesday, June 25 in Antigo. The Antigo Typhoon American Legion Post #3 will host Plover at 7 p.m. on June 25 at Kretz Park,…

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Leopold Conservation Award Call for Applications

In his influential book, A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold called for an ethical relationship between people and the land they own and manage. The development of a land ethic was, he wrote, “an evolutionary possibility and an ecological necessity.” A land ethic is alive…

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NPC Summer Meeting Registration Now Open

Join your peers in Wisconsin Dells, WI to discuss federal policy impacting potato production at the National Potato Council’s 2019 Summer Meeting. The NPC Summer Meeting is open to all growers and industry partners eager to advance the potato industry’s most pressing policy debates. Attendees…

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AgSource Laboratories Kicks off 2019 GAP Water Sample Pick-up Route

Announcing the official start of the 2019 AgSource Laboratories GAP water sample pick-up route service. After much success, we’re bringing back this service for farmers who need to get their GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) water samples to the laboratory in a safe and timely fashion.…

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Registration & Sponsorship for 2019 Putt-Tato Open

The WPVGA Associate Division will host the 2019 Putt-Tato Open at The Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids, WI on Tuesday, July 16th. The golf outing is followed by an evening barbeque and raffle prize drawings. Links to the registration and sponsorship forms are below.…

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