Potato & Vegetable Resources

Library Books UW Extension Publications: The Learning Store The Learning Store provides University of Wisconsin research-based publications on a wide-range of topics, including agricultural safety, animals, crops, farm finances, vegetables, etc. Most publications are available in .pdf format and can be downloaded or printed free of charge.
wisconsin crop manager Wisconsin Crop Manager & Vegetable Update Newsletters This website provides news, contacts, and outreach publications from the plant science departments of the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). Their goal is to provide a comprehensive, timely resource for Wisconsin people seeking cropping systems information and educational resources. This site hosts the Wisconsin Crop Manager in an easily searchable format.
UW Vegetable Pathology Logo UW Vegetable Pathology This website provides information on vegetable crop updates, field trial progress reports, weather data, P-Days and Severity values.
insect Wisconsin Pest Bulletin The Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is a seasonal publication supported by the survey and monitoring efforts of entomologists, weed specialists, and plant pathologists at the State of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Published each Friday from mid-April through August, the bulletin provides pest population estimates, pest distribution and development data, pest survey and inspection results, alerts to new pest finds in the state, and forecasts for Wisconsin’s most damaging plant pests. Each issue includes growing degree days, photographs, maps, tables, charts, and weekly data from an established network of cooperators around the state.
WIMNET Values logo Wisconsin/Minnesota Evapotranspiration (ET) Values This site contains maps of potential evapotranspiration (ET) that are calculated from satellite-derived measurements of solar radiation and air temperatures at regional airports. The ET values on the maps are a reasonable estimate of daily crop water use for most crops that have reached at least 80% coverage of the ground.
WI Potato Grower's Logo Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) was established in 1948. The WPVGA is headquartered in Antigo, Wisconsin where it provides grower education, government support, and consumer education for the 147 grower members represented by the Association.
USDA Logo USDA Farm Service Agency FSA The Farm Service Agency (FSA) administers and manages farm commodity, credit, conservation, disaster and loan programs as laid out by Congress through a network of federal, state and county offices.
MOSES Logo  Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) The Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES,) is a 501(c)3 education-outreach organization working to promote sustainable and organic agriculture. MOSES serves farmers striving to produce high-quality, healthful food using organic & sustainable techniques.
DollarSignPicture Crop Nutrient Removal Value Estimator 2011 Use this spreadsheet to calculate the replacement cost for nutrients removed for various crops. The price per ton for each fertilizer may be changed in the blue cells. The expected yield for each crop may also be changed in the blue cells.