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New Survey to Inform Produce Safety Legal Research

The Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School are working in partnership to identify and answer critical legal questions relating to the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule. We are seeking YOUR feedback…

Help Syngenta Feed Families by Sharing Photos in Special #RootedinAg Holiday Frames

• Syngenta to donate $5 to Rise Against Hunger® for each shared photo, up to $10,000 • Campaign runs through Dec. 15, 2018 The holiday season is a time for family, food and good cheer. This year, Syngenta aims to spread that food and cheer…

Now Accepting Applications for WPVGA Member Development Program

Objective: It is only by preparing members to be effective leaders that the future success of the organization and industry will be realized. The purpose of this program is to provide members of the WPVGA and WPVGA Associate Division with the opportunity to learn about…

Register to Attend UW Discovery Farms Conference

Pigeon Falls, WI. – Register today for the 7th Annual UW Discovery Farms Conference set to be held on December 12, 2018, at the Glacier Canyon Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Farmers, crop consultants, agency personnel and anyone with an interest in agriculture and…

Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings

Madison, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension in conjunction with UW-Madison Department of Soil Science will conduct eight Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings Nov. 27 to Dec. 6, 2018 around the state to provide research updates in the field of soil management, fertility, and…

ProducePay Provides Financing to Farmers for Fresh Produce

For produce farmers, the toughest row to hoe is securing a loan against their crops. Financial institutions find produce difficult to collateralize because it generally expires a month after harvest. But one fintech platform is disrupting traditional finance rules in the farm-to-table process and has…

You Are Invited to Attend the Potato Variety Expo at the Hancock Ag Research Station

Dear All, We will like to invite you to come to the Hancock Agricultural Research Station on Wednesday October 31 starting at 9am to the Potato Variety Harvest Expo. We will have more than 100 varieties and advanced potato clones on display harvested from several…

Staying Compliant with Department of Labor Laws

This month’s update features guidance for Farm Labor Contractors (FLCs) and their registration requirement under The Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act. Because the agency continues to encounter unregistered FLCs, the link below can help facilitate the registration process for any FLCs you might…

Power your Performance with Potatoes. Real Food. Real Performance. Athletic Gear

Potatoes USA is opening a store for industry members to purchase technical athletic gear branded with the What Are You Eating? campaign messaging. The gear is being produced by Primal Wear, a leading company in customized bike jerseys and running tops utilized by top teams…

Joan “Tippy” Williams Passes Away

Joan Mary (Steiner) Williams was born March 15, 1937 in Wisconsin Rapids WI to Marie and Edwin Steiner; she was the youngest of five children. She was known to most as “Tippy”. She married Howard Williams April 19, 1958, moved to Hancock WI, and soon…

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