Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association



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Volume 12, Issue 8 | February 21, 2020

Grower Survey on On-Farm Food Safety and Conservation Practices

Message from Dr. Daniel Weller, University of Rochester Hi, I hope all is going well. A group of researchers at Cornell University, the University of California, and the University of Rochester are working on a project to understand and model trade-offs between food safety and conservation…

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Processing Vegetable Crops Meeting March 4th

Extension University of Wisconsin-Madison is sponsoring the annual Processing Vegetable Crops Meeting on Wednesday March 4, 2020 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (lunch included), at the Hancock Agricultural Research Station, N3909 County Rd V Hancock, WI 54943. Registration from 8:30 to 9:00 am. This…

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Drainage Design and Water Management

Learn the latest in drainage system design and conservation drainage The University of Wisconsin Division of Extension is teaming up with the University of Illinois Extension to offer a Tile Drainage Design and Water Management Workshop February 27th and 28th in Jefferson, Wisconsin. The workshop…

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Public Comment Period on Carrot Grading

SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposes to revise the U.S. Standards for Grades of Topped Carrots, U.S. Standards for Grades of Bunched Carrots, and U.S. Standards for Grades of Carrots with Short Trimmed Tops. AMS is proposing to…

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Join the Healthy Grown Program

Now is the time to sign up for certification for the 2020 growing season.  If you are interested in certifying your potatoes, onions or carrots, sign up now and review the updated standard and certification process. Contact Deana Knuteson (UW-Horticulture, Healthy Grown Coordinator) at dknuteson@wisc.edu or 608-347-8236 to…

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Discovery Farms Webinar Series

Discovery Farms will host a FREE webinar Series every Monday in March at 12:00 pm Discovery Farms will host a FREE webinar Series every Monday in March at 12:00 pm to unmask misconceptions in weather, water quality and on-farm management strategies. CEUs will be available…

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Spud Seed Classic 2020

Click here to download Sponsorship Commitment Form

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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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