Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

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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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 — 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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