Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 12, Issue 10 | March 6, 2020

Wisconsin Growers Meet with Congressional Delegation at Potato DC Fly-In

  As part of the annual Potato DC Fly-In, several Wisconsin potato growers went to Capitol Hill last week to meet with the Wisconsin congressional delegation.  Pictured on Capitol Hill are:  Front row (L-R) Michael Wolter, Eric Schroeder and Tamas Houlihan; Back row (L-R) Larry…

Obituary – WPVGA Hall of Famer John Schoenemann Passes Away

John Alfred Schoenemann passed away in Madison on January 30, 2020. Born in Milwaukee County on July 26, 1923, he was the son of John H. and Elizabeth (Smith) Schoenemann. His first school was a one-room school in rural Milwaukee County. A graduate of Milwaukee’s…

Decision-Making Guides for ARC and PLC

Signup for 2019 crop year closes on March 15; signup for 2020 crop year closes on June 30 Resources are available to help producers make decisions about enrolling in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), commodity support programs administered by the USDA…

Join the Healthy Grown Program

Now is the time to sign up for certification for the 2020 growing season.  If you are interested in certifying your potatoes, onions or carrots, sign up now and review the updated standard and certification process. Contact Deana Knuteson (UW-Horticulture, Healthy Grown Coordinator) at [email protected] or 608-347-8236 to…

Discovery Farms Webinar Series

Discovery Farms will host a FREE webinar Series every Monday in March at 12:00 pm Discovery Farms will host a FREE webinar Series every Monday in March at 12:00 pm to unmask misconceptions in weather, water quality and on-farm management strategies. CEUs will be available…

Spud Seed Classic will be held as scheduled on June 19

No changes to the event are planned.  The WSPIA asks that everyone please respect Bass Lake Golf Course’s guidelines on social distancing as well as any other regulations in place for everyone’s safety. Click here to download Sponsorship Commitment Form

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