Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Irrigated Vegetable Production Key to Central Wisconsin Economy

September 7th, 2012 | Filed under: News

Although it’s known as “America’s Dairyland,” many people don’t realize the state of Wisconsin is also among the nation’s leaders in the production of potatoes and vegetables. In addition to leading the nation in the production of cranberries and ginseng, Wisconsin also consistently leads the…

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Turkey Potato Wraps Are Great for After School

September 3rd, 2012 | Filed under: Recipes

Make the grade with this great back-to-school recipe! Create a fabulous after-school snack or easy-to-make, nutritious dinner with these Turkey and Potato Wraps. Get ready for the rush of back-to-school with these resources: Celebrate National Farm to School Month in October. This site has a…

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Water Conservation Is Important to All of Us

August 30th, 2012 | Filed under: News, Sustainable Farming

A recent article in the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation publication highlights the efforts of Wisconsin potato growers to improve water conservation throughout the state. Following is a synopis of the article. According to the article, Wisconsin and much of the nation is currently suffering through…

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Wisconsin Drought Resource

August 23rd, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables, News

The summer of 2012 has been challenging — high temperatures coupled with drought conditions. And it has people asking a lot of questions. How will the drought affect me? Will it affect my food prices? Will my lawn survive? What about my garden? As farmers,…

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Let’s Go Grecian!

August 7th, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

In the summer, the combined flavors of lemon, oregano and garlic that latter the summer palate. It’s the zing of the lemon, the richness of the potatoes and the fullness of the spices that make a great accompaniment – or even centerpiece – to a…

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Potato Kabobs for August

August 2nd, 2012 | Filed under: Recipes

Grill to your heart’s content! Try these Grilled Potato Kabobs with Lemon-Herb Drizzle as featured in our August E-Newsletter. Looking for more summer fun? Enter our Game Day Recipe Contest. Learn the secrets of making a great potato salad. Nurture your garden during the drought.…

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Is the drought affecting your garden?

July 28th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables, News, Sustainable Farming

If you’re a vegetable gardener in Wisconsin (and a lot of other areas in the nation), it’s been a challenging summer of higher than normal temperatures and lower than normal rainfall. Chances are, your vegetables are showing signs of the stress as well. As farmers,…

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Wisconsin Drought Coverage

July 26th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables

How is the drought affecting Wisconsin residents? Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio have created a seven-part TV special to help you understand key issues about the drought and how it can — and is — affecting the state. Watch Wisconsin Drought 2012 on…

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