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Disease Supplement #4

August 6th, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #16

August 4th, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Disease Supplement #3

July 31st, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Farm Perspectives – Produce Traceability Initiative

July 29th, 2014 | Filed under: Industry Relations, News

  Many years ago there was a connection between the consumer and the farmer and that connection created a level of trust.  Before the days of large national retailers local produce was a way of life and it was likely that you knew the farmer…

Vegetable Crop Update #15

July 28th, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Behind the Scenes: Potato Late Blight, There’s Blight on the Wisconsin Landscape!

July 22nd, 2014 | Filed under: Growing, News

Late blight caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840s and 1850s. This disease and its related problems caused massive hunger, starvation and poverty, resulting in mass emigration from the region.  This disease is still a concern today. The fungus which caused the Irish potato…

Disease Supplement #2

July 21st, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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