Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

 

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Volume 10, Issue 45 | October 5, 2018

WPVGA Helps Break Ground on Little Plover River Watershed Enhancement Project

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association joined the Village of Plover and other partners at a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the commencement of the first phase on-the-ground restoration projects to be implemented as part of the Little Plover River Watershed Enhancement Project (LPRWEP). The…

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WPVGA Seeks Participants for Member Development Program

Objective: It is only by preparing members to be effective leaders that the future success of the organization and industry will be realized. The purpose of this program is to provide members of the WPVGA and WPVGA Associate Division with the opportunity to learn about…

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Research Project – Call for Participants

Are you interested in engaging in participatory research on soil microbial diversity and disease suppression in midwestern potato production fields? We are launching a newly-funded USDA Speciality Crop Multi-State Grant Program across Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan (Suppressing diseases and optimizing yield in potato production via…

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Transportation Update – Fall Harvest Weight Limits

By Jordan Lamb, DeWitt Ross & Stevens Fall Harvest Weight Limits are in Effect Wisconsin’s seasonal harvest weight limit increases are in effect as of August 1, 2018 and will continue through December 31, 2018. In accordance with the fall harvest statute, from August 1…

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Treat ’em with Chips for Halloween

Hand out Wisconsin potato chips to your trick-or-treaters this Halloween instead of candy! Chips are $25 per case; 48-1.5 ounce bags per case. Place your order by emailing the WPVGA office at wpvga@wisconsinpotatoes.com. Chips will be available for pick up at our office at 700…

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EPA Registration Review of Oxamyl

Below is a questionnaire regarding the use of Oxamyl (Vydate). EPA as a part of the Registration Review process has proposed label changes that will significantly impact the use patterns for Oxamyl. To prepare for filing industry comments by December 8, 2018 we need to…

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2018 Food Safety Training: PrimusGFS Training Date Set

Besides harvest, this fall brings a continuation of WPVGA’s food safety program with one class that is rescheduled from earlier in the year. The PrimusGFS Update class (to the new version) will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the Grand Lodge Waterpark Resort…

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Well Depth Data Collection

Dear WPVGA Grower, We would like to continue to collect measurements  to build on our database of high capacity well water depths.  This database is used to track water levels throughout Wisconsin.  We intend to use this information to help growers and protect your rights…

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Healthy Grown Grower Spotlight: Alsum Farms and Produce

By Larry Alsum, Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc., President & CEO When did you join the HG program? Alsum Farms has been a part of the Healthy Grown (HG) program since its inception in 1996. We highlight the Healthy Grown Program and our commitment to…

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