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Leopold Conservation Award Call for Applications

In his influential book, A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold called for an ethical relationship between people and the land they own and manage. The development of a land ethic was, he wrote, “an evolutionary possibility and an ecological necessity.” A land ethic is alive…

Potatoes USA Seeks Director of Research

Report to:  President & CEO Purpose:  Provide leadership and coordination of the U.S. potato industry’s efforts to identify and communicate national and regional research priorities to targeted parties, identify and access third-party funding of these priorities through grants and other alternative sources, and interact with…

NPC Summer Meeting Registration Now Open

Join your peers in Wisconsin Dells, WI to discuss federal policy impacting potato production at the National Potato Council’s 2019 Summer Meeting. The NPC Summer Meeting is open to all growers and industry partners eager to advance the potato industry’s most pressing policy debates. Attendees…

AgSource Laboratories Kicks off 2019 GAP Water Sample Pick-up Route

Announcing the official start of the 2019 AgSource Laboratories GAP water sample pick-up route service. After much success, we’re bringing back this service for farmers who need to get their GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) water samples to the laboratory in a safe and timely fashion.…

Wisconsin Accepting Nominations for Potatoes USA Board Seats

Wisconsin is now accepting three nominations for representatives from potato-producing organizations in the state to serve on the Potatoes USA Board. The upcoming elections are for the term beginning in March 2020. Each term lasts 3 years with an opportunity to be re-elected for a…

Ag Career Day Sign-Up Challenge 2.0 and Deadline Announced

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (WFTD) unveiled the ‘Celebrate Work’ minivan and video today to announce the Ag Career Day Sign-Up Challenge 2.0. Announced with the help of Mishicot High School FFA Student Leadership via a new 2.0 video, students will have until May 29, 2019…

New Videos Promote the Benefits of Wetlands and Celebrate Local Wetland Conservation Efforts

May is American Wetlands Month. To celebrate, Wisconsin Wetlands Association (WWA) has debuted a new suite of educational videos designed to promote the many benefits wetlands provide to Wisconsin communities and to encourage and inspire more community-based wetland conservation work. “Wetlands are among the most…

Richard “Dick” Chilewski Passes Away

Richard (Dick) James Chilewski, age 74, of Coloma passed away April 16th, 2019 at The Waterford of Wisconsin Rapids after a brief illness, surrounded by his family. Dick was born on August 29th, 1944 in Adams county, son of Stanley and June Chilewski.  Dick grew…

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