Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Rhinelander Field Day

Friday, August 04 | 10:00 am @ Lelah Starks Elite Foundation Seed Potato Farm

Directions: Google “UW Seed Potato Farm”
7749 Hwy K, Rhinelander, WI 54501

Friday, August 4

10 am start with BBQ to follow by Insight FS

Meet at the Tent

Seed Program Outlook, Alex Crockford, Program Director


  • Dr. Yi Wang, Production Specialist, UW-Horticulture
  • Abigail Kutzke new staff for seed program
  • Myanmar guests (introduced by Tamas Houlihan, WPVGA Executive Director)

State Farm Agronomy – Abigail Kutzke, Agronomy Outreach Specialist

Facility Updates

  • Protected environment tuber storage development (Crockford)
  • Irrigation and 3-phase power development (Heinzen)

Load Wagons

Seed Opportunities in Myanmar & SE Asia, Peter Joyce, Potatoes USA, Export consultant

Potato and Pathology Update, Dr. Amanda Gevens, UW-Plant Pathology

Potato Entomology Update, Dr. Russ Groves, UW-Entomology

Potato Breeding Update, Dr. Jeff Endelman, UW-Horticulture


Lelah Starks Elite Foundation Seed Potato Farm

UW Seed Potato Farm, County Road K, Rhinelander, WI, United States