Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 11, Issue 13 | March 29, 2019

Jeffrey A. Wyman Memorial Garden Golf Outing

The Jeffrey A. Wyman Memorial Garden Golf Outing will be held on May 14, 2019 a the University Ridge Golf Course, 9002 County Road PD, Madison, WI. The event will begin with a continental breakfast at 10:00 a.m. with registration and cart assignments at 10:30…

Potato board nominations open until April 1

________________________________________ Potato board nominations open until April 1 Release Date: February 22, 2019 Media Contact: Rick Hummell, Senior Communications Specialist 608-224-5041 [email protected] MADISON – Wisconsin potato growers have until April 1 to nominate three members to the industry’s market order board. Districts 1, 2 and…

Syngenta #RootedinAg Contest Now Accepting Entries

GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, March 5, 2019 – Syngenta has announced that the application period for the sixth annual #RootedinAg contest is now open. By sharing their inspirational stories, applicants can enter for a chance to become one of three finalists, who will each receive a mini touch-screen tablet.…

Change to USDA Billing Policy for Specialty Crops Audit Services

We would like to make you aware of a recent change in our billing policy. In order to make sure our auditees are fully prepared and aware of the need to create a billing account with USDA, we have announced on our website that, effective…

Water Quality/Quantity WPVGA Assessment

The link below is to an online assessment to determine water stewardship, water conservation and best management practices adoption for water quality and quantity aspects by WPVGA growers. It was developed by the WPVGA in collaboration with UW-Specialists to document current water quantity and quality…

Wisconsin Variety Trials Updates – PDF and Interactive Reports

Growers and industry members interested in the variety performance in Wisconsin would like you to know results from the 2018 Wisconsin Variety Trials are available as a pdf document that you can download by clicking here. We have also developed interactive reports in which you can…

Focus on Energy Reaching out to Farmers who Lost Barn Roofs Due to Snow

In response to many reports of Wisconsin barn roofs collapsing in the past month, Focus on Energy is offering a 25% bonus on top of regular financial incentives to farmers whose barn roofs collapsed due to heavy snowfall. The money can help replace equipment damaged…

WPVGA Associate Division / Auxiliary Scholarships Available

The WPVGA Associate Division and Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary are pleased to inform you of scholarships totaling $6,000, available to students at post-secondary institutions.  The Associate Division and Auxiliary Boards of Directors will award the full $6,000, but may decide to award several smaller scholarships…

Spring 2019 Well Depth Data Collection

Dear WPVGA Grower, We would like to continue to collect measurements  to build on our database of high capacity well water depths.  This database is used to track water levels throughout Wisconsin.  We intend to use this information to help growers and protect your rights…

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