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WPVGA Presents Annual Industry Awards

In addition to its annual Hall of Fame inductions, the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) presented several other annual industry awards at a banquet held February 8, 2017 in Stevens Point. Andy Diercks of Coloma Farms, Coloma, was named the WPVGA Volunteer of…

2017 Midwest Cover Crop Council Annual Meeting

The 2017 Midwest Cover Crop Council (MCCC) annual meeting is coming to the Crown Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan on March 15th! This meeting will draw farmers, researchers, agribusiness, and government agencies from across the Midwest. Last year’s meeting in Madison, WI sold out with…

Wisconsin Potato Growers Donate Potato-Friendly Salad Bar to Local School

More than 400 students got a taste of healthy vegetables, including potatoes, at Lincoln Middle School in La Crosse, after the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) provided them with a potato-friendly salad bar! On February 22, 2017, WPVGA took their donation to the…

Wisconsin’s Potato and Vegetable Growers Working with Neighbors to Protect Environment

The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) is working in conjunction with the Village of Plover and other stakeholders to develop and implement a Little Plover River Flow and Watershed Enhancement Plan. The plan will identify and implement solutions to improve Little Plover River…

2017 WPVGA Grower Education Conference Overall Evaluation

Please be sure to complete the bright orange Overall Conference Survey.  The survey is also available on-line at: https://goo.gl/GYqySJ. Your input is valuable and plays an important role in planning next year’s conference.

“Market Opportunities for Natural Chemicals from Vegetable Production and Processing”

February 28 Heartland Farms Operations, Technology and Training Center Hancock, Wisconsin An estimated 15 percent of vegetable material delivered for processing is not useable as food. This includes peels, stems and leaves as well as blemished or wrong-sized vegetables. This residual material could be a…

Ag Day at the Capitol

The annual Ag Day at the Capitol has been scheduled for March 8 at the Monona Terrace in Madison. The event is the largest gathering of farmers from across the state representing a variety of farm groups to learn more about priority state issues, and…

USDA Set to Conduct Planting Intentions Survey

It’s almost time for the USDA to send its annual Prospective Plantings survey forms to crop growers across the country. The agency plans to question many of the nation’s farmers to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season, including over 2,000 producers in Wisconsin.…

“Market Opportunities for Natural Chemicals from Vegetable Production and Processing”

February 28 Heartland Farms Operations, Technology and Training Center Hancock, Wisconsin An estimated 15 percent of vegetable material delivered for processing is not useable as food. This includes peels, stems and leaves as well as blemished or wrong-sized vegetables. This residual material could be a…

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