The new programs created in Wisconsin Act 223 boost the incredibly powerful and successful farmer-led conservation efforts that we have seen develop across Wisconsin, and WPVGA was proud to support that legislation. Secretary Randy Romanski recently spoke at an event in Plover to highlight this important work.
The World Potato Congress Industry Awards were presented during the 11th World Potato Congress in Dublin, Ireland on May 31, 2022. Awards were presented to Dr. John J. Burke, Richard W. “Dick” Okray, Paul C. Struik and Antoon Wallays for their long and distinctive work in the international potato industry.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau and Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association supported bill prioritizing farmer-led conservation efforts to optimize nitrogen application on farms was signed into law by Governor Evers as Wisconsin Act 223.
Tamas Houlihan, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, in favor of Senate Bills 677 and 678
Wisconsin growers are committed to working on solutions to improve water quality in our state. Both of these bills contain provisions that will be important in continuing to improve water quality.
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