Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

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 β€” and is β€” affecting the state. Watch Wisconsin Drought 2012 on…

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Droughts Effect on Wisconsin Crops

July 12th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables, News

Fourteen southern counties are now designated as suffering from a moderate drought. How is the Wisconsin drought affecting the summer 2012 crops? Experts feel that as of now, potatoes and sweet corn will be okay – and may even benefit from the heat. However, tomatoes…

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Secrets to a Great Potato Salad

July 3rd, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

Cold potato salad is perfect for summer picnics and cook-outs. But sometimes, someone’s potato salad misses the mark β€” mushy, flavorless, or maybe just too traditional. Here are a few tips to help you serve a better Wisconsin potato salad every time. Pick the perfect…

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Cold Potato Recipes for a Hot 4th of July

July 3rd, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

It’s hot outside! And what better way to cool up and fuel up than a nice cold potato dish? Potatoes are packed with nutrition: 620 g of potassium 45% of recommended daily Vitamin C intake 2 g of fiber And potatoes are gluten-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free…

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Potato Salad is the Number One BBQ Side

July 2nd, 2012 | Filed under: Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Americans across the country have pronounced potato salad their No. 1 pick among healthy BBQ side dishes. According to a poll on CookingLight.com, potato salad is the favorite healthy summer side, surpassing other traditional sides like coleslaw, pasta salad and baked beans. The good news…

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Making a Difference, One Potato Meal at a Time

June 25th, 2012 | Filed under: News

Wisconsin potato industry packs over 100,000 meals at Feed My Starving Children Mobile Packing Event For the second year in a row, the Wisconsin potato industry joined forces to help alleviate world hunger. Over 250 volunteers, many with ties to the Wisconsin potato industry, packed…

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