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Potato News from Wisconsin

Amanda Gevens
A new 'Focus on Potato' webcast titled “Managing Diseases with Biopesticides in Potato Production” helps growers, consultants, and other practitioners in the potato industry understand the basics of biopesticides and their use in the field.
RPE introduces Oddball Organics, not your ordinary potato
RPE Inc. is introducing Oddball Organics™, a new brand for organic potatoes that do not fit the standard.
Wisconsin Badger CommonTater now available online
Badger Common’Tater, a leading source of news, education and highlights of Wisconsin’s potato and vegetable industry is now available online.
Quick action by employees prevents major fire damage at McCain Foods Plover
A fire chief credits quick action by employees for a short interruption of work at a McCain potato processing plant in Plover, Wisconsin.
Tamas Houlihan, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association
In an effort to stay a leader in potato production, researchers in Wisconsin are hard at work to develop the best potatoes for your table.
Tasteful Selections Launches #RescuedMoments Potato Recipe Campaign
Tasteful Selections™ inspires consumers to rescue moments and spend more quality time with family by creating delicious time-saving potato recipes with useful cooking tips.
McCain Foods to close Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin appetizer plant
McCain Foods USA Inc. announced Wednesday it will close operations at its Fort Atkinson manufacturing plant due to changing business dynamics.
Wisconsin Spudmobile to Make Appearance at 2015 WPS Farm Show
This week, the Wisconsin Spudmobile - Wisconsin’s traveling billboard - is in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for the annual Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Farm Show at the EAA Grounds.
Houlihan named WPVGA executive director
Tamas Houlihan has been named executive director of the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) by the board of directors, effective immediately.
potato provides 6% of the recommended daily value of iron
Did you know one medium potato provides 6% of the recommended daily value of iron?