Wisconsin

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Late-summer potato crop progress reports from around the U.S.

Harvest 2019 is right around the corner for the major potato-producing regions in the northern United States. Here are a few reports from around the c... READ MORE »

Late blight detected in central Wisconsin, southern Washington

Late blight has been confirmed in a potato field in central Wisconsin. Testing done by University of Wisconsin-Madison showed late blight from a fi... READ MORE »

Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program has new director

The Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program has a new director. Renee Rioux, Ph.D., will take over that role in late July and be a research/tea... READ MORE »

Planting report: Wet spring delays showing up in the numbers

Flooding in the Red River Valley this spring has created havoc for many farmers trying to get their crops planted. Potato farmers there are doing bett... READ MORE »

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Keith Kelling inducted to Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association Hall of Fame

University of Wisconsin-Madison Soil Scientist Keith Kelling was inducted into the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association Hall of Fame a... READ MORE »

Wisconsin-Spudmobile-update

Wisconsin ‘Spudmobile’ gets fresh look

Wisconsin’s traveling billboard and mobile education unit officially has a facelift. The 37.5-foot RV that is appropriately called “The Wiscons... READ MORE »

Wisconsin Grower Education Conference & Industry Show set for Feb. 5-7

The 2019 UW Extension and Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association Grower Education Conference and Industry Show is scheduled for Feb. 5-... READ MORE »

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2018 Seed Potato Crop Report: Eastern, Central United States

Growing a successful seed potato crop means navigating two major variables: weather and disease/pest pressure. For the most part, growers were able to... READ MORE »

University of Wisconsin-Extension conducting series of Soil, Water & Nutrient Management meetings

The University of Wisconsin-Extension in conjunction with UW-Madison Department of Soil Science will conduct eight Soil, Water and Nutrient Ma... READ MORE »


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