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Vegetable Crop Update #6

May 9th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #5

May 2nd, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #4

April 26th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Associate Division / Auxiliary Scholarships Available

April 4th, 2016 | Filed under: Community Outreach, News

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The WPVGA Associate Division and Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary are pleased to inform you of scholarships totaling $6,000, available to students at post-secondary institutions. The Associate Division and Auxiliary Boards of Directors will award the full $6,000, but may decide to award several smaller scholarships…

Support AB 105 and SB 76

March 3rd, 2016 | Filed under: Community Outreach, Industry Relations, News

Water

Wisconsin Growers Praise Action on Science-Based Water Policy Legislation WPVGA Applauds the Passage of Senate Bill 76 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 Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald…

The Potato Strikes Back!

February 25th, 2016 | Filed under: News

1998 WPGA Board

Third Decade (1995-2005) By Paula Houlihan, Auxiliary President In the mid 1990’s, the Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary (WPGA) began its third decade witnessing the rise and popularity of fast food and on-the-go eating. French fry sales rocketed while frozen and processed markets really took off.…

Ruder Ware

February 24th, 2016 | Filed under: News

Odyssey

Bypassing Scylla & Charybdis: Pre-enforcement Judicial Review of Wetlands Determinations under the Clean Water Act By Russell W. Wilson, Esq. In the Odyssey, Homer told of the inescapable sailing hazards that confronted Odysseus: the six-headed sea monster, Scylla, on one side of a strait and…

Badger Beat

February 24th, 2016 | Filed under: News

Matt Ruark

Fall Manure & Cover Crops by Matt Ruark Nutrient management in dairy productions systems produces both challenges and opportunities on sandy soils. One of the big challenges is efficient use of manure nutrients if the manure is applied in the fall. There are challenges with…

Interview with Don Hamerski

February 24th, 2016 | Filed under: News

Don Hamerski

Farming in Wisconsin was a harsh environment in 1939, when Don Hamerski was born. Most family farms were self-supportive with goods produced on the farm to provide some cash income and buy supplies for crops and services Daily tasks were labor intensive and physically exhausting:…

WPVGA Seeking Managing Editor

February 22nd, 2016 | Filed under: Community Outreach, News

Editor will be a self-directed person and be highly motivated.  Will possess, or acquire, a broad knowledge of the Association’s purpose, policies, activities, and members. Must have strong writing ability and good public relations skills. Position requires a high level of accuracy in all work. …

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