Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 11, Issue 39 | September 27, 2019

Potato Farms Partner with Conservation Group to Plant Pollinator Habitat

Insect pollinators will soon find more homes on potato and vegetable farms. About 20 acres of habitat for insect pollinators will be established in central and southwest Wisconsin this fall, thanks to a cost-matching agreement between four large potato farms and Sand County Foundation, a…

Alsum Farms & Produce to Award FFA Chapters Funds from the 3rd Annual Tater Trot 5k

Alsum Farms & Produce hosted more than 150 runners, walkers and local FFA supporters for the 3rd Annual Tater Trot 5k Run/Walk on September 14, 2019 at Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis. The third year event raised more than $2,000 for Local FFA…

‘App’-riculture

CALS experts develop mobile apps to bring science to farmers anytime, anywhere Mike Cerny has been farming long enough to have a reliable intuition when it comes to decisions about applying chemical protection to his crops. So it came as a surprise to the Wisconsin…

Potatoes Are Number One!

This versatile vegetable topped all the charts —coming in as the No. 1 produce item that consumers purchased as well as the No. 1 vegetable in Fresh Trends 2019. More than 60% of all consumers in every category said they bought potatoes in the past…

Wisconsin Spudmobile to be at Barn Dance and BBQ Supper Fundraiser Event

The Wisconsin Spudmobile will be welcoming visitors of all ages to learn about the state’s potato and vegetable production on September 27 from 6-9 p.m. at the Barn Dance and BBQ Supper Fundraiser in Shawano. This state-of-the-art updated mobile education vehicle focused on potato and…

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…

Last Day for AgSource Laboratories 2019 GAP Water Sample Pick-up Route

In cooperation with the UW Hancock Agricultural Research Station and the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) office, AgSource will be picking up samples three days a week and routing them to the AgSource Laboratories facility located in Marshfield, WI. “This service is perfect…

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