Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Badger Common’Tater April 2016 Issue

Special Recognition: Louis Wysocki to Receive Quality of Life Leadership Award

Louis Wysocki

Community Leadership Recognition By Ruth Faivre Potato and vegetable industry leader, Louis Wysocki, Secretary-Treasurer of Wysocki Farms, Inc. and time-honored supporter/member of Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA), has been selected as one of three recipients, to secure a 2016 Quality of Life Leadership…

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Ruder Ware

Sunset on Pond

Clean Water Rule By Russell W. Wilson Definition of “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act (CWA) I. INTRODUCTION The terms “waters of the United States” and “navigable waters of the United States” are two separate definitions applied by the United States…

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5 Reasons why Farms are Getting Bigger

Dairy Farm

By Dairy Carrie, www.dairycarrie.com EDITOR’S NOTE: I have been encouraging growers to have a social media presence and found a blog, called Dairy Carrie, www.dairycarrie.com, which is a perfect example of communicating positive information about agriculture. I am sharing a great article from Dairy Carrie’s…

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Badger Beat


Integrated Management of Potato Blemish Diseases: Silver Scurf Pathogen: Fungus Helminthosporium solani Black Dot Pathogen: Fungus Colletotrichum coccodes   By Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Plant Pathologist, UW-Madison & Julie Crane, Former Research Associate, UW-Madison Silver scurf and black dot are potato blemish…

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Interview with James Drought P.H.

Jim Drought & Ellie Stapleton

The single, most important issue facing the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) and its Grower and Associate members in 2016 concerns high capacity wells and the need for certainty in acquiring permits for new wells along with those for repair/reconstruction/replacement of existing DNR-approved…

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Ali’s Kitchen

Potato Soup

Column by Ali Carter, WPGA Auxiliary Member For months, I have been looking forward to giving a cooking demonstration at the Wisconsin Ag Women’s Summit. By the time you read this, the day will have come and gone, but as I write this column, I…

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