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Position Vacancy: Potato and Vegetable Storage Research Facility Manager
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
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
Vegetable Crop Update #8 Read full update.
Vegetable Crop Update #7
Vegetable Crop Update #7 Read full update.
06/04/14 – Wisconsin Grocer\’s Association Golf Outing – Wisconsin Dells, WI – Trapper’s Turn Golf Course
Local Foods: What does this mean to you?
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…
Behind the Scenes: The Slow Spring of 2014
It’s May, and in the Central Sands farmers are well on their way to wrapping up potato planting! Farmers in northern counties like Langlade, the Antigo area, and north are just getting underway. The wind is from the south, and regular spring rains are causing…