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Friesland, Wisconsin, August 5, 2020 — Wisconsin red and gold potato harvest is underway at Alsum Farms in Arena, Wis. with the first potato loads being washed, graded and packed for fresh market delivery to distribution centers and retail grocers the first full week of August. 

“We are having ideal weather for the first harvest of red and gold potatoes at Alsum Farms,” says Larry Alsum, President & CEO of Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis. 

Friesland, Wisconsin, July 23, 2020— With more than 45 years of potato expertise, Alsum Farms & Produce is expanding and diversifying our operations in Grand Marsh, Wis., into the pumpkin growing business with 220 acres of pumpkins for the 2020 season. Shipping will begin September 2nd and the harvest season is expected to go through October 15th.  

Congratulations Douglas Posthumas on being named a Produce Business 40-Under-Forty award winner for 2020!

Douglas Posthuma, Buying Manager, Alsum Farms and Produce Inc., Friesland, WI

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Friesland, Wisconsin, September 20, 2019 — Alsum Farms & Produce hosted more than 150 runners, walkers and local FFA supporters for the 3rd Annual Tater Trot 5k Run/Walk on September 14, 2019 at Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis. The third year event raised more than $2,000 for Local FFA Chapters. This year’s FFA Chapters to receive the funds include: Randolph Cambria-Friesland, Beaver Dam, Markesan, Pardeeville and Waupun. 

Friesland, Wisconsin, August 1, 2019 — Alsum Farms & Produce is pleased to announce Wendy Alsum-Dykstra and Christine Lindner were named 2019 Produce Business 40-Under-Forty award winners. The award recognizes the produce industry’s top young leaders. Honorees are selected based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated leadership, industry, and community contributions. 

Friesland, Wisconsin, July 30, 2019 — Alsum Farms & Produce is inviting runners, walkers and all those who support FFA to join us for the 3rd Annual Tater Trot 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis., to benefit Local FFA Chapters. 
 
“Alsum Farms & Produce is excited to host the 3rd annual Tater Trot 5K to help support local FFA Chapters and provide a unique opportunity to learn about the nutritional and economic benefits of Wisconsin Potatoes,” says Alsum’s Nikki Jedlowski, Logistics Manag

Friesland, Wisconsin, July 25, 2019 — The National Potato Council (NPC) Summer Meeting held July 10-12 in Wisconsin Dells at the Chula Vista Resort successfully brought together nearly 150 potato growers and industry leaders to discuss national potato industry policy priorities.

Markesan, Wisconsin, July 22, 2019— Trembling Prairie Farms Inc. is in full swing harvesting new crop Wisconsin Celery.

Friesland, Wisconsin, November 13, 2018 — Alsum Farms & Produce hosted more than 100 runners, walkers and local FFA supporters for the 2nd Annual Tater Trot 5K Run/Walk on October 27, 2018 at Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis. The second year event raised more than $1,500 for Local FFA Chapters. This year’s FFA Chapters to receive the funds include: Markesan, Pardeeville, Randolph Cambria-Friesland and Waupun.