Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Don’t Just Eat Your Potatoes — Repurpose Them

October 29th, 2012 | Filed under: Parents

Love to eat potatoes? Of course you do. But there’s more you can do with potatoes — beyond serving them at mealtimes. Two recent posts on Huffingtonpost.com share some interesting “how-to-repurpose-potatoes” ideas. According to the articles, you can use potatoes to remove minerals stains from…

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Enjoy Chili and Potatoes

October 18th, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

Potatoes are one of America’s favorite comfort foods and when you combine them with chili? The results can be spectacular. Enjoy this selection of Wisconsin potatoes and chili recipes — perfect for the cool months ahead. Chili-topped baked potatoes Chili Beef Cornbread Cups Chili Buffaloaf…

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Ron Mach

October 15th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables

If you ask Ron Mach, President and Farm Manager of Mach’s Sunny Acres, Inc., about advances in agriculture he can certainly provide you with plenty of perspective. After all, the Mach’s family farm has been around since 1882 and the Mach family has passed along…

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Plant Potatoes in Fall

October 10th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables

What?! Planting potatoes in the fall? Yes, indeed. For regions like Wisconsin where spring can be short and summer can quickly get hot and dry, planting potatoes in the fall just might be a better option. Think about those “volunteer” potato sprouts you see in…

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Grab those Fall Veggies and Run to the Kitchen

October 8th, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

It’s harvest time! Potatoes, squash, cabbage, rutabaga, turnips — yum! As the temperatures drop and the summer skies give way to some gray, autumnal days, these fall veggies can bring some comfort in the form of stews, soups, casseroles and tarts. Here are some delicious…

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Growing Potatoes Near the Arctic Circle?

October 6th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables, News

Wisconsin potato growers can certainly appreciate the challenges of farming in cooler climes. Wisconsin is ideal because of our rich soils, plentiful groundwater, warm days and cool nights — just what potatoes love. But even we have to take our hats off to this Canadian…

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Party Perfect Potato Appetizers

September 28th, 2012 | Filed under: News, Recipes

Fall. Football. Food. Need we say more? The next time you’re sitting down for a blustery afternoon of autumnal football (and let’s not forget about the chill days of winter), try these winning recipes from our Wisconsin potato fans. Potato Skins with Skordalia Southwest Potato…

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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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