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The delights and challenges of growing food in Wisconsin

June 17th, 2014 | Filed under: News

It’s mid-June already! Summer is officially here and with temperatures in the 80s, it’s hard to think back even a few months and remember that in mid-March we were all wondering if life in the land of living plants was ever going to start again!…

Position Vacancy: Potato and Vegetable Storage Research Facility Manager

June 12th, 2014 | Filed under: News

The Hancock Agricultural Research Station is located in Waushara County in the part of Wisconsin know as the “Golden Sands”. The station’s sandy soils, most of which are irrigated, are representative of almost 2.5 million acres of sandy plain in central Wisconsin. Field research at…

Behind the Scenes: Healthy Farms Restoring Natural Ecosystems

June 10th, 2014 | Filed under: News

Spring, beautiful springtime has arrived and we are moving quickly into summer.  Flowers are blooming and color has returned to our landscapes.  In farming regions, crop color has returned and also the diverse habitats of native landscapes.  In an effort to restore natural ecosystems, Wisconsin…

Vegetable Crop Update #8

June 9th, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #7

June 9th, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

Vegetable Crop Update #7 Read full update.

Local Foods: What does this mean to you?

June 3rd, 2014 | Filed under: News

Local foods, what does that actually mean?  There are many definitions, but generally people define it based on their personal beliefs and some rough, geographical information.  Some think local foods can only come from within 100 miles of one’s home.  Many others define local foods…

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