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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…

Vegetable Crop Update Supplement #1

April 14th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #3

April 10th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #2

April 7th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Plants, Water, and Landscapes

March 31st, 2015 | Filed under: News

When it is warm and dry, you have probably noticed that plants require a lot of water to stay healthy, but did you know that only 10% of the water a plant receives actually remains inside of it to support life processes? Plants lose the…

Water – The Critically Important Resource for our Nation’s Food Security

March 17th, 2015 | Filed under: News

In this current blog series we have been featuring graduate student research on potatoes in Wisconsin, and so far we have covered research in plant breeding, seed production and pest management. We are concluding this student series with 4 blogs on a topic that has…

Vegetable Crop Update #1

March 11th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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