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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…

WFTD Announces Schedule Adjustment

2021 show will not be taking place at the Jefferson County Fair Park Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, Inc. announced that the 2021 show will not be taking place at the Jefferson County Fair Park as previously planned. They will be focusing their efforts on the…

8th Annual Discovery Farms Conference

Looking ahead with 2020 vision: How farmers can keep clean water in focus is the theme for this years’ 8th Annual Discovery Farms® Conference set to be held on December 11 at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. This year, Discovery Farms will…

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…

Wisconsin Potato Growers Invited to Dinner with International Chefs

Dear Wisconsin Potato Growers, The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association and Potatoes USA invite you to join us at the Sky Club Restaurant in Plover on Tuesday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a wonderful dinner with international chefs and Potatoes USA representatives. The…

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,…

Engaging Students, Sharing the Story of Agriculture

Food and Farm Facts book, map and pocket guide available from the AFBF   “Food and Farm Facts provides the opportunity to share the story of agriculture – how and why farmers and ranchers do what they do to produce food, fiber and renewable fuel.…

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.

Potatoes Are Number One!

This versatile vegetable topped all the charts —coming in as the No. 1 produce item that consumers purchased as well as the No. 1 vegetable in Fresh Trends 2019. More than 60% of all consumers in every category said they bought potatoes in the past…

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