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Vegetable Crop Update #24

September 28th, 2011 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Multi-Million-Dollar One-of-a-Kind Potato and Vegetable Storage Research Facility Celebrated by UW Researchers and Wisconsin Agricultural industry Leaders

September 23rd, 2011 | Filed under: News

On September 26, 2011, representatives from the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) will ceremoniously “hand over the keys” of the Potato and Vegetable Storage Research Facility (SRF) to the University of Wisconsin–Madison (UW). The ceremony will give the WPVGA a chance to recognize…

WPVGA Exhibits at Food for Thought Festival

September 21st, 2011 | Filed under: News

The WPVGA was one of over 50 exhibitors at the 13th annual Food for Thought Festival in Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday, September 17.  Organized by REAP (Research, Education, Action and Policy) Food Group, this festival celebrates the opportunity to eat more pleasurably, healthfully, and sustainably…

Vegetable Crop Update #21

September 3rd, 2011 | Filed under: News

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Disease Supplement #7

August 30th, 2011 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

Late blight has now been confirmed in two counties in WI:  Waushara and Adams.  This morning, we characterized the genotype of the late blight pathogen collected from a field in Adams County, WI.  The genotype is US-23.   US-23 is an A1 mating type with…

Powered by Potatoes Team Participates in Waupaca Triathlon

August 25th, 2011 | Filed under: News

Pictured after the Waupaca Triathlon on Saturday, August 20th are: Front row (l to r): Kamber Pekarske, Isabella Braaksma,  Kelsey Pekarske, Kennedy Smit, Kobe Smit; Second row: Matt Pekarske, Steve Prochnow, Laura Braaksma, Candy Smit, Derrick Smit, Doug Posthuma; Third Row: Wendy Dykstra, Matt Braaksma,…

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