Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 12, Issue 7 | February 14, 2020

Public Comment Period on Carrot Grading

SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposes to revise the U.S. Standards for Grades of Topped Carrots, U.S. Standards for Grades of Bunched Carrots, and U.S. Standards for Grades of Carrots with Short Trimmed Tops. AMS is proposing to…

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

Conference Proceedings Available Online

For those interested in accessing the 2020 (and prior) Proceedings of our Annual UW-Madison Division of Extension & WPVGA Grower Education Conference online, please click here.

2020 Food Safety Training Dates Set

WPVGA will once again be offering food safety training to grower members in March 2020. While Wisconsin potato growers have been diligent in staying ahead of the curve regarding the various certifications required, WPVGA recognizes the benefit of association-organized classes. The following class options will…

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