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Well Depth Data Collection

Dear WPVGA Grower, I’m writing today to ask for your help on a very critical issue affecting the entire Wisconsin potato and vegetable industry. We are going to continue collecting our database of high capacity well water depths.  This database is going to be used…

WPVGA Recognized in National Good Food Guide

The WPVGA was recognized this week with a listing in the national Good Food Guide. This guide highlights organizations that are “doing exceptional and dedicated work” in the areas of food and agriculture, nutrition and health, hunger and obesity and food justice.  Check out the link…

Ag Ed Center to Break Ground

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Since 2010, a committed Board of Directors has been planning to build the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC), doing their due diligence every step of the way. At 2:00 pm on October 11, 2016, the board and supporters break ground on a…

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Position Opening

Casey Langan, Executive Director of Public Relations is leaving Farm Bureau for another opportunity.  A search is underway to find his replacement. Resumes or questions can be forwarded to Mark Schuster at [email protected] or 608-828-5404. View Job Description

Treat ’em With Chips for Halloween

If you would like to hand out Wisconsin potato chips to your trick-or-treaters this Halloween instead of candy, please contact Danielle in the WPVGA office at [email protected].  We have a limited number of cases of our promotional chips for sale; $25 per case (there are…

WPVGA Updating Shipping Directories

WPVGA is updating its Shipping Directories as some changes have taken place. As a result, we are inviting all potato shipping organizations within the industry to be included in the new directory. The current listings as they appear are: Alsum Produce, Inc. Bushmans’ Inc. Bushman…

Potatoes USA Delivers “You Can Do That with Potatoes?!” Presentation to Two Dozen Editors

Potatoes USA recently paid a visit to the Meredith Corporation in Des Moines, IA, the home to a host of top print and online media including Parents, Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle, Martha Stewart Living, Shape, Rachael Ray Everyday, EatingWell, and more. Potatoes USA…

Connect with Farm Labor Workers in Antigo

Any Antigo-area potato farms who need help finding farm laborers this harvest season can feel free to contact Kris Page at the Antigo Area Community Food Pantry.  Kris hears from folks who are in need of work, and she knows there are farms that need…

Potato Expo 2017 Comes to San Francisco

For the first time, San Francisco is welcoming attendees of Potato Expo 2017 to the famous city. San Francisco is known worldwide for its scenic beauty, cultural attractions, diverse communities and world-class cuisine. Measuring 49 square miles, this walkable city includes landmarks like the Golden…

Hancock Agricultural Research Station Video

This video features WPVGA growers and was created during the Hancock Research Station Centennial. [youtube id=”k7SHr9O1eSQ” align=”center” mode=”normal”] Read Press Release Watch Video On YouTube

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