Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association



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Volume 10, Issue 53 | November 30, 2018

Grower Information Request for Spudmobile Exhibit Update

As you know, the Spudmobile just began its 5th year on the road in August; a true accomplishment and one that has been highly successful for the Wisconsin potato industry, especially in educating consumers. In an effort to keep things up to date and exciting,…

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Farm Bill Agreement Reached

The 2018 farm bill may finally have the momentum to clear Congress. In a joint statement Nov. 29, House and Senate Agriculture Committee leaders said they have reached a tentative agreement on the farm bill. “We’re pleased to announce that we’ve reached an agreement in…

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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Seeks Jefferson Local Exhibitors

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2019, hosted by Jefferson County is now accepting applications for the Rural Mutual Insurance Event Center, formally known as the Family Living Area. “We are proud to be showcasing Jefferson County and the people that live and work here for the…

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Help Syngenta Feed Families by Sharing Photos in Special #RootedinAg Holiday Frames

• Syngenta to donate $5 to Rise Against Hunger® for each shared photo, up to $10,000 • Campaign runs through Dec. 15, 2018 The holiday season is a time for family, food and good cheer. This year, Syngenta aims to spread that food and cheer…

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Register to Attend UW Discovery Farms Conference

Pigeon Falls, WI. – Register today for the 7th Annual UW Discovery Farms Conference set to be held on December 12, 2018, at the Glacier Canyon Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Farmers, crop consultants, agency personnel and anyone with an interest in agriculture and…

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Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings

Madison, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension in conjunction with UW-Madison Department of Soil Science will conduct eight Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings Nov. 27 to Dec. 6, 2018 around the state to provide research updates in the field of soil management, fertility, and…

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Staying Compliant with Department of Labor Laws

This month’s update features guidance for Farm Labor Contractors (FLCs) and their registration requirement under The Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act. Because the agency continues to encounter unregistered FLCs, the link below can help facilitate the registration process for any FLCs you might…

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