Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 11, Issue 3 | January 18, 2019

DATCP to Start Inspecting Produce Farms this Year

Through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will begin inspecting produce farms for compliance with federal food safety regulations this year. The inspections are part of the FDA Food Safety…

2019 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum

The 2019 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum will take place on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 on the UW-Madison campus. The Forum runs from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., followed by a reception until 5:00 p.m., in Varsity Hall in Union South, located at 1308 West Dayton…

Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2019 Grower Education Conference

The WPVGA Associate Division serves to support the industry and also takes on the role of being a key provider of funding for this nationally-attended conference. At this time, we are seeking donations from members to help defray costs. Your contributions will be used to…

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…

Staying Compliant with Department of Labor Laws

At some point, most of us feel overwhelmed about all of the reading we have to do, to keep up with all of the information we must have. Well at least on one topic, the U.S. Department of Labor is here to provide you some…

Farm to School Produce Opportunity

The Madison Metropolitan School District is distributing a Request for Information (RFI 4034) for Farm to School Produce. This RFI is being issued by the Administrative Services department within the Madison Metropolitan School District. Please pay attention to the calendar of events and the associated…

DATCP and UW-Extension Host Required Food Safety Trainings for Produce Growers

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Extension (UWEX), is hosting several food safety trainings required for Wisconsin fresh produce growers who must meet federal produce safety rules. The trainings provide science-based, minimum standards for growing,…

2019 UW Extension and WPVGA Grower Education Conference & Industry Show

Register today to attend the 2019 UW Extension and WPVGA Grower Education Conference and the Industry Show on February 5-7, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Growers attending the conference will have the opportunity to get a head…

Seats Available on Associate Division Board

There will be two new seats available on the WPVGA Associate Division Board beginning in February. Board members serve a two-year term and are limited to two consecutive two-year terms. In February of 2019, current board Vice President Joel Zalewski of Insight FS, Antigo, and…

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