Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Badger Common’Tater August 2016 Issue

Water Use Efficiency for Spuds


New irrigation technologies and strategies reduce groundwater pumping and increase efficiency By Yi Wang, potato physiologist, and Howard Neibling, water management engineering specialist, Kimberly R&E Center, University of Idaho When growing potatoes, water management is always important. Growers had to carefully schedule their irrigation to…

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Interview with Paul Fowler

Paul Fowler

The concept is simple: Peels, stems and other non-food parts of potatoes, fruits and vegetables could be a source of valuable chemicals and extra income for the agriculture industry in Wisconsin. Such was the premise when the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology (WIST) of UW-Stevens…

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Ali’s Kitchen

Roasted Rosemary Potato Salad with Berries by Ali Carter, WPVGA Auxiliary Member My family and I were recently invited to the home of friends for a cookout. When we inquired about what we could contribute to the meal, they of course asked that we bring…

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