Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Badger Common’Tater February 2016 Issue

Ali’s Kitchen

Garlic Potato Noodles Column & Photos by Ali Carter, WPVGA Auxiliary Member The potato is one of the culinary world’s most versatile and humble (in a very good way) little veggies. The simplicity and flexibility of potatoes are what I love most about this tuber.…

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Interview with Don Hamerski

Don Hamerski

Farming in Wisconsin was a harsh environment in 1939, when Don Hamerski was born. Most family farms were self-supportive with goods produced on the farm to provide some cash income and buy supplies for crops and services Daily tasks were labor intensive and physically exhausting:…

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Badger Beat

Matt Ruark

Fall Manure & Cover Crops by Matt Ruark Nutrient management in dairy productions systems produces both challenges and opportunities on sandy soils. One of the big challenges is efficient use of manure nutrients if the manure is applied in the fall. There are challenges with…

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Ruder Ware


Bypassing Scylla & Charybdis: Pre-enforcement Judicial Review of Wetlands Determinations under the Clean Water Act By Russell W. Wilson, Esq. In the Odyssey, Homer told of the inescapable sailing hazards that confronted Odysseus: the six-headed sea monster, Scylla, on one side of a strait and…

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The Potato Strikes Back!

1998 WPGA Board

Third Decade (1995-2005) By Paula Houlihan, Auxiliary President In the mid 1990’s, the Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary (WPGA) began its third decade witnessing the rise and popularity of fast food and on-the-go eating. French fry sales rocketed while frozen and processed markets really took off.…

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