Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 11, Issue 47 | November 22, 2019

Compeer Financial to Host 2019 Resilient Farms Conference

Compeer Financial, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the 2019 Resilient Farms Conference, a one day event for farmers interested in increasing resiliency for their operations through new business ideas. The conference is Thursday, December 12 at…

Attend the 2020 WPVGA & UW-Madison Division of Extension Grower Education Conference and Industry Show

Register today to attend the 2020 UW-Madison Division of Extension and WPVGA Grower Education Conference on February 4-6, 2020 and the Industry Show on February 4-5, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. There is an exciting list of…

USDA to Survey Row Crop Acreage and Production

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will survey producers for its County Agricultural Production Survey (CAPS) and December 1, 2019 Agricultural Survey. The surveys will collect information on total acres planted and harvested, and total yield and production of row crops,…

USDA Invites Input on Conservation Rule

Comments sought on interim final rule for Conservation Stewardship Program USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim final rule for the Conservation Stewardship Program. CSP, the nation’s largest conservation program in terms of participating land, is designed to help farmers…

Soil, Water & Nutrient Management Meetings

Registration fee is $45 (includes registration, information packet, and lunch) {4 hours of Certified Crop Advisor CEU credits have been requested} The schedule for the 2019 Soil, Water & Nutrient Management Meetings is listed below. Presentation topics will include: Comparing tillage practices and nitrogen rates…

Potato Growers Needed for Participatory Research Project

Are you interested in engaging in participatory research on soil microbial diversity and disease suppression in midwestern potato production fields? We are continuing a research project funded by the USDA Specialty Crop Multi-State Grant Program across Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan (Suppressing diseases and optimizing yield…

8th Annual Discovery Farms Conference

Looking ahead with 2020 vision: How farmers can keep clean water in focus is the theme for this years’ 8th Annual Discovery Farms® Conference set to be held on December 11 at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. This year, Discovery Farms will…

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