Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 12, Issue 27 | May 12, 2020

Potatoes at Retail: Summary of reporting from the week ending May 8, 2020

May 11, 2020 Sales at Retail April 20 – April 26, 2020 Retail produce sales continued to increase for the week ending on April 26, 2020. Vegetables outpaced fruit sales growth for the 9th week in a row. Vegetables have been gaining on fruit for…

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The frozen fruit and vegetable category continued to outpace last year’s sales, with a growth of 57.6%. Shelf-stable fruits and vegetables continued to grow with a growth rate of 46.3%. Seventy-nine percent of the total store fruit and vegetable dollars is on fresh produce, but…

Governor Evers Announces Another Turn of the Dial for Wisconsin Businesses

May 11, 2020 Governor Tony Evers today announced another turn of the dial on Safer at Home to add even more opportunities for Wisconsin businesses to get back to work in a safe and responsible way. Emergency Order #36, signed today by Wisconsin Department of…

The WPVGA Associate Division will host the 2020 Putt-Tato Open at Bull’s Eye Country Club in Wisconsin Rapids, WI on Tuesday, July 14th. The golf outing is followed by an evening barbeque and raffle prize drawings. Sign-up now to reserve your spot! Click here to register Click here…

Compeer Financial Seeking General Use Grant Applications

Grants will be Awarded to Organizations in Ill., Minn. And Wis. Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit cooperative’s giving program, is now accepting grant applications for the General Use Grant program. General Use Grants fund initiatives and organizations whose work enriches agriculture…

USDA Announces Additional Food Purchase Plans

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of $470 million in Section 32 food purchases to occur in the third quarter of fiscal year 2020, in addition to purchases previously announced, which will enable USDA to purchase surplus food for distribution to communities…

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