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Vegetable Crop Update #6

May 31st, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #6* Read full update. *Post Newsletter Update: Since sending out the Veg Crop Updates newsletter, I received several updates regarding new finds of potato late blight along the eastern seaboard – not yet posted to usablight.org. Late blight was detected in northeastern…

Wisconsin Potato Industry Works to Feed Starving Children

May 25th, 2017 | Filed under: News

Mobile Packing Event Set for June 17 in Stevens Point Making a commitment to alleviate world hunger, the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) and the Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary (WPGA) are once again sponsoring a potato-meal packing event to help feed hungry children…

Vegetable Crop Update #5

May 23rd, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

Vegetable Crop Update #5 Click here for a list of Potato Late Blight Fungicides for 2017. Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #4

May 16th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #4 Read full update.

Selecting Seed: Best Management Practices for Mitigating Concerns About Dickeya dianthicola and Pectobacterium parmentieri

May 8th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

Selecting Seed: Best Management Practices for Mitigating Concerns About Dickeya dianthicola and Pectobacterium parmentieri (Pectobacterium wasabiae) Now posted at: Fact Sheets / Publications

Vegetable Crop Update #3

May 8th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

Vegetable Crop Update #3 Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #2

May 1st, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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WPVGA Applauds Passage of Senate Bill 76

April 6th, 2017 | Filed under: News

Wisconsin Growers Praise Action on Science-Based Water Policy Legislation The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) applauds the State Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 76, the science-based water policy legislation sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau). “This legislation is critical for Wisconsin…

WPVGA/WSPIA Elections Held

March 3rd, 2017 | Filed under: News

Schroeder Elected WPVGA Board President for 2017 At a brief meeting held immediately following the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) Annual Meeting on February 9 in Stevens Point, the WPVGA Board of Directors elected Eric Schroeder of Schroeder Brothers Farms, Inc., Antigo, as…

Pavelski and Hamerski Enter WPVGA Hall of Fame

March 3rd, 2017 | Filed under: News

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) Hall of Fame honors lifetime achievement in the development of the state’s potato industry. It is the intention of the WPVGA to continue to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the potato industry in Wisconsin…

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