Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 12, Issue 17 | April 7, 2020

Compeer Financial Agriculture Education & Classroom Equipment Grants Now Open

Compeer Financial is now accepting applications for its Agriculture Education and Classroom Equipment Grant Program. The grants support agricultural education by funding equipment or programs for high school agriculture classrooms. High school agriculture programs in Compeer Financial’s 144-county territory are eligible to apply for up…

2019 a Banner Year for Potato Sales – 2020 Very Concerning

Utilization of U.S. grown potatoes increased by 3.3% in volume in 2019 compared to 2018, an increase of 1,183 million pounds. This growth was driven by an 8.8% increase in exports, a 1.2% growth in foodservice sales, a 0.7% increase in retail sales, and a…

Statewide Election Back on After Wisconsin, U.S. Supreme Courts Take Action

Amid a public health crisis, Wisconsin’s spring election will take place Tuesday after the state Supreme Court on Monday struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ executive order postponing the election and the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that voters’ absentee ballots must be postmarked by 8 p.m.…

WPVGA Staff is Available and Here to Assist You

The WPVGA staff is working remotely and are available to you Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm. Don’t hesitate to contact us at our home offices as follows: Tamas Houlihan, Executive Director  715-551-0775 Dana Rady, Director of Promotions and Consumer Education  715-610-6350 Joe Kertzman,…

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