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Vegetable Crop Update #8

May 19th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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LPRCP Vision Continues

May 15th, 2015 | Filed under: Community Outreach, Industry Relations, News

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Village of Plover Participation (Article Two of the ongoing LPRCP series) By Ruth Faivre Strategizing with all stakeholders involved is what Dan Mahoney, Village of Plover, Village Administrator, does on a daily basis. The last several years, Mahoney and the Village of Plover worked closely…

Using Less Water to Grow More Food

May 12th, 2015 | Filed under: News

Wisconsin’s Central Sands is a unique and bountiful place. Its rain-fed groundwater aquifer feeds one of the nation’s most productive potato and vegetable growing areas. The sandy glacial soils and easily accessible aquifer for irrigation allow Wisconsin to rank in the top three in green…

Vegetable Crop Update #7

May 8th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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WPVGA Awarded Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant

May 8th, 2015 | Filed under: News

For Immediate Release Contact: Dana Rady at 715-610-6350 (Antigo, WI – May 8, 2015) The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) is embarking on a new opportunity as it relates to the Healthy Grown program thanks to the award of a Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin…

Vegetable Crop Update #6

May 1st, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Drip Irrigation: Doing More with Less

April 28th, 2015 | Filed under: News

Most people are already familiar with drip irrigation—they’ve used soaker hoses in the garden or seen those thin tubes in greenhouses or even in orchards. However, on large-scale agricultural lands within Wisconsin, drip irrigation is rarely seen.  Since water is usually plentiful in the state,…

Vegetable Crop Update #5

April 24th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #4

April 20th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Sharing the Vision: Little Plover River Conservancy Project

April 15th, 2015 | Filed under: Community Outreach, Industry Relations, News

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Little Plover River Conservancy Project Unites All Stakeholders By Ruth Faivre, Managing Editor Working together, Wisconsin’s citizens can solve the most complex problems even when they involve a number of diverse sectors such as Wisconsin’s base of potato and vegetable growers, other agricultural interests and…

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