Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Badger Common’Tater November 2016 Issue

Home of the Hodag

Hodag Potato Variety

Unlike its folkloric namesake, Hodag is a potato chip processing variety with common scab resistance By Felix Navarro, UW-Madison research program manager, superintendent of the Hancock Agricultural Research Station For years Wisconsin seed and commercial chip potato growers have been searching for varieties with common…

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Interview with Donald Wirz

Don and Angel Wirz

Just off meandering Highway 64 west of Antigo where it meets Ackley Road to the north is Wirz Lane, and what a pretty spot it is for a seed potato farm. Nestled in a few trees with farmland spread out in every direction, the house,…

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Ali’s Kitchen

Cheers! Here’s to Champagne Mashed Potatoes Column and photos by Ali Carter, Vice President, WPGA Auxiliary The holidays are upon us and this means gathering for delicious feasts with family and friends. As I began to plan our menus for this season, I decided to…

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