Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

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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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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