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Potato News from Wisconsin

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?
Wisconsin Potato Field in bloom
A potato disease known as Late blight is threatening some Wisconsin potato fields, but growers are well aware and making strides to prevent it from spreading.
Tracebility from Field to Fork - We all have a Stake in a Healthy Food Supply
Today’s consumers desire to understand the health and nutritional benefits of the produce they buy. That’s why the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), an industry-wide effort aimed at creating a quick and efficient traceability process by electronically tracking produce from the farm fields to supermarket shelves, is vital.
Wisconsin Farmers Provide Resources to Tackle Water Issues in Central Wisconsin
The potato and vegetable growers in Wisconsin's Central Sands are not content to debate causes, and they have united to proactively seek solutions to Tackle Water Issues in Central Wisconsin.