Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 12, Issue 21 | April 21, 2020

USDA to Purchase $3 Billion in Ag Commodities

USDA is holding an informational webinar for interested participants Tuesday, April 21, 2020, to provide an overview of the program and instructions for submitting offers. (A recording will be available.) The website also has information about how to email questions and subscribe for updates. April…

Governor Evers Announces Badger Bounce Back Plan

Gov. Tony Evers today announced Wisconsin’s “Badger Bounce Back” plan which outlines important criteria for Wisconsin to be able to reopen its economy in phases and includes steps to make sure workers and businesses are prepared to reopen as soon as it is safe to…

Farmers and PPP

Farmers who believe that they are eligible but who didn’t make the first round, should get ready to re-apply.  Congress could authorize the new funds as early as Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Farmers with employees are eligible for loans through the recently approved federal Payroll…

Wisconsin Grocers Association Updates

      The Wisconsin Grocers Association is issuing frequent periodic newsletters with the most up-to-date information as it relates to Covid-19. WGA April 13, 2020 Newsletter WGA Past Newsletters & Alerts  

Wisconsin Eats Online Restaurant Listing

To help share information with the public on restaurant operations and offerings during these unprecedented times, WRA created an online restaurant services listing. Information includes restaurants open for delivery, curbside, drive-through or carry out. There’s also a listing of restaurants who are temporarily closed. If…

2020 Food Safety Open Forum Seminar Presentations Available

On March 24th, WPVGA offered a series of presentations available via video conference as part of the 2020 Food Safety program. While viewing these presentations is not required for any food safety certificate or audit, they do provide information about various topics occurring throughout the…

Farm Technology Days Postponed to 2021

Dear Farm Technology Exhibitors: We hope this finds you, your colleagues and your families healthy and weathering the situation caused by Covid-19 well. While the health situation in July is impossible to know now, the Executive Committee of WFTD 2020 has decided to postpone this…

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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