Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Badger Common’Tater May 2016 Issue

Ali’s Kitchen

Fingerling Potato Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Fingerling Potato Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette Column & Photos by Ali Carter, WPVGA Auxiliary Member While at the grocery store, I spotted these beautiful fingerling potatoes. Fingerlings are one of my favorites. (Hmmm, I think I might say that every month about each variety of potato…

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Preplan & Avoid Retirement Crisis

Farm Sunset

By Carol Goetsch, U.S. Bank Wealth Management, Head of Advisory Consulting Services Working the land with its constant change is both tough and risky, but equally rewarding. Farmers consistently multi tasks by being a mechanic, an engineer, a scientist and meteorologist. They also must understand…

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Farm Safety

Farm Safety

By Ruth Favire Over 2 million people work in our nation’s Ag industry as their herculean efforts help feed America and the world. Farm work is extremely important, but it is also one of the most dangerous industries in the country. A number of occupational…

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Badger Beat

Electrogator II Irrigation System

Nitrogen Supply from Soil & Irrigation in Central Wisconsin By Matt Ruark and Kate Ivancic Department of Soil Science, UW-Madison When we think about how much nitrogen is needed for crop production in the Central Sands region of Wisconsin, we primarily think about how much…

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Horseradish Kings of the World

Ken Traaseth

Silver Spring Foods & Huntsinger Farms Article and Photos by Ruth Faivre Green Bay Packers’ games go hand in hand with beer and brats served up with horseradish and mustard but did you know those tasty condiments originate right here in Wisconsin? Here in the…

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