Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 12, Issue 4 | January 24, 2020

UW–Madison CALS experts available to discuss COVID-19 impacts

Below is a list of experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) who are available to discuss impacts of COVID-19 and provide tips and information related to some of the challenges posed by the pandemic. More CALS experts can…

Regulatory Changes – H-2A, FDA Labeling and Hours of Service

ust a brief update on several relevant regulatory changes we have been working on in regard to the pandemic response. In regard to the H-2A program, the State Department provided the following notice last night that should assist in clearing some of the recent bottlenecks.  The…

Apply for Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants

Proposals must be received by the Wisconsin DATCP by noon, February 28, 2020 Wisconsin farmers and businesses seeking to grow their local markets are encouraged to apply for 2020 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin producer and processor grants. Proposals must be received by the Wisconsin Department…

2020 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum

It’s not too late to register for the 2020 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum, Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Morning speakers will give updates on Wisconsin’s agriculture sectors, dairy, grain, and livestock, plus an overview of the economic situation and outlook for the future. The afternoon panel of experts…

Free Skin Cancer Screening at Grower Education Conference and Industry Show

The National Farm Medicine Center will offer free skin cancer screenings on the first day of the 2020 UW Extension and Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association Grower Education Conference and Industry Show, Feb. 4, at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, 1001 Amber…

Gameday Snacks and Sweepstakes

The Little Potato Company, the number one grower of Creamer potatoes in North America and the world leader in specialty Creamer potato varieties, is kicking off their Big Game, Better Snacks promotion, running now through February 13, 2020, to inspire hosts to be the MVP…

Standing Up for Potatoes on Capitol Hill

Collaborate with your fellow growers and industry partners at the Potato D.C. Fly-In to make a difference on issues affecting the potato industry. The Potato D.C. Fly-In is open to all potato growers and industry leaders who want to advocate for the industry in the…

Seats Available on Associate Division Board

There will be two open seats available on the WPVGA Associate Division Board beginning in February. Board members serve a two-year term and are limited to two consecutive two-year terms. In February of 2020, current board Secretary Sally Suprise of Rural Mutual Insurance Company, Waupaca,…

Seats Available on WPVGA Board

There will be two open seats available on the WPVGA Board of Directors beginning in February of 2020. Board members serve a three-year term and are limited to two consecutive three-year terms. In February of 2020, current board Treasurer Gary Wysocki of RPE, Inc., Bancroft…

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