Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association



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Volume 12, Issue 2 | January 10, 2020

New President for National Onion Association

Wisconsin native Doug Bulgrin has been elected president of the National Onion Association and will serve as the nationwide organization’s chief for the next two years. The National Onion Association (NOA) was incorporated in 1913 and represents more than 500 onion growers, shippers, packers and…

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Produce Safety Trainings

UW – Madison has 6 Produce Safety Trainings scheduled for January and February. (These trainings meet the legal requirements for farms covered under the Produce Safety Rule.) January 14, 2020 – Black River Falls, WI January 17, 2020 – Whitewater, WI January 26, 2020 –…

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Reminder to Submit Washwater Plans

The WPVGA wants to remind members of one of our annual Resolutions related to potato washwater.  Please see Resolution E1 below and submit your plan to the WPVGA so we can continue to protect our exempt status. E. POTATO WASHWATER Resolution E1: WHEREAS, there is…

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Seats Available on Associate Division Board

There will be two open seats available on the WPVGA Associate Division Board beginning in February. Board members serve a two-year term and are limited to two consecutive two-year terms. In February of 2020, current board Secretary Sally Suprise of Rural Mutual Insurance Company, Waupaca,…

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Seats Available on WPVGA Board

There will be two open seats available on the WPVGA Board of Directors beginning in February of 2020. Board members serve a three-year term and are limited to two consecutive three-year terms. In February of 2020, current board Treasurer Gary Wysocki of RPE, Inc., Bancroft…

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2020 Food Safety Training Dates Set

WPVGA will once again be offering food safety training to grower members in March 2020. While Wisconsin potato growers have been diligent in staying ahead of the curve regarding the various certifications required, WPVGA recognizes the benefit of association-organized classes. The following class options will…

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Attend the 2020 WPVGA & UW-Madison Division of Extension Grower Education Conference and Industry Show

Register today to attend the 2020 UW-Madison Division of Extension and WPVGA Grower Education Conference on February 4-6, 2020 and the Industry Show on February 4-5, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. There is an exciting list of…

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