Renowned molecular biologist to lead trio of sessions at potato conference

Renowned molecular biologist Paul Bethke will lead three breakout sessions during the Michigan Winter Potato Conference, set for Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in Eas... READ MORE »

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Wisconsin State Potato Seed Report 2023

Wisconsin seed potato growers entered 9,747.8 acres for certification during the 2023 growing season. Acreage was up 403.3 acres from 2022, and the la... READ MORE »

Former Wisconsin potato broker sentenced to prison for theft

A former potato broker has been sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $800,000 from Wisconsin potato farmers and ... READ MORE »

New partnership hopes to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin

A new public/private partnership aims to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is teaming up with Starks Ea... READ MORE »

2023 Central Wisconsin Processing Crops Meeting set for March 8

The Central Wisconsin Processing Crops Meeting will be held in Hancock, Wisconsin, March 8, from 9 a.m to 11:35 p.m. Lunch will follow. There is a $25... READ MORE »

Spuds and Scholarships highlight 36th Annual Spud Bowl

For over 35 years, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP), in conjunction with over 50 local businesses, has celebrated the Central Wisconsi... READ MORE »

WPVGA inducts Paul Miller into hall of fame

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) inducted Paul Miller into its hall of fame during the annual WPVGA banquet held in St... READ MORE »

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Heat projected to have overall yield average below normal

With harvest is still in early stages in some areas and hasn’t yet begun in others, North American Potato Market News (NAPMN) released its latest po... READ MORE »

Late blight in potatoes confirmed in Central Wisconsin

Late blight (US-23 strain) has been confirmed in Portage County, Wisconsin, it was announced July 28. Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin Chair,... READ MORE »

Snowpack has Idaho, Washington potato growers with enough irrigation water, for now

Drought conditions currently hamper some of the most productive agriculture land in the U.S., including California and northward into the Pacific Nort... READ MORE »

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