Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

2020 UW-Madison Division of Extension & WPVGA Grower Education Conference & Industry Show

Tue, Feb 04 - Thu, Feb 06 | @ Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI

Register today to attend the 2020 UW-Madison Division of Extension and WPVGA Grower Education Conference on February 4-6, 2020 and the Industry Show on February 4-5, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

There is an exciting list of presentations and topic area planned for the upcoming 2020 event. We will hear from a wide variety of General Session speakers with topics ranging from predictive, analytical software to manage weather risks (Dr. Eric Snodgrass, Atmospheric Scientist), to the current development status of True Potato Seed technology (Dr. Shelley Jansky, USDA-ARS), and finally water quality surveillance in sensitive regions of the state of Wisconsin (Dr. Ken Potrykus, Hydrogeologist). We will continue to have our slate of Breakout Sessions that include topics such as Potato Crop Improvement, Disease and Insect Management, and Potato Storage Management, along with the Wisconsin Muck Farmers meeting that will include discussions of emerging bacterial diseases (Dr. Lindsey DuToit, Plant Pathologist).

Conference Agenda

And don’t miss the Industry Banquet! It’s the premier social event in the Wisconsin potato industry – enjoy the fun, the food and the good times at the annual Industry Banquet. In addition to the annual industry awards, there will be entertainment and drawings for prizes. You must be present to win.

To register for the conference please complete the Individual Registration Form and return it with payment to: WPVGA, PO Box 327, Antigo, WI 54409. If more than one person from the same company is attending, please use the Group Registration Form. If you have questions, please contact the WPVGA Office at (715) 623-7683 or email wpvga@wisconsinpotatoes.com.

Click here to download the Individual Registration Form.

Click here to download the Group Registration Form.

Click here to download the Event Sponsorship Form.

Hotel Information

There is a block of rooms available at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center. The cost is $105 for single or double, and rooms can be reserved online or by phone. To make reservations by phone, please call (715) 344-0200, press 3, and reference the group name Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers or refer to group block code PVG. The room block will be held until January 26, 2020.

Online Booking Link

Industry Show

There is still booth space available for the WPVGA Industry Show. Please contact Julie Braun at (715) 623-7683 or email jbraun@wisconsinpotatoes.com to inquire about reserving a space.

View Floorplan

Note:  Available spaces are highlighted in yellow.

Make plans now to attend this valuable event. Please note that Conference registration rates will increase after January 17, 2020 so register today!

Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI

1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States