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Maple Syrup Producers Wait for Season to Begin

Updated: 03/19/2013 - At this time last year, most local syrup producers were finishing up their season, which had been cut all too short thanks to inconsistent temperatures.

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NTC Agriculture Center for Excellence Making Future Bright for Ag

Updated: 03/15/2013 - Located just north of Wausau on Highway K, the Northcentral Technical College Agriculture Center for Excellence sits on 110 acres of land. It opened up in 2011. From the outside, it resembles your typical farm, but walk inside and you'll find that something sets it apart from most. "The biggest difference here is because it's a school but otherwise the rest of it is pretty much, we try to keep it as close to a regular family farm is what we can," says Dan Radtke, a herdsman.

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DNR Warns of High Manure Runoff

Updated: 03/15/2013 - State officials say farmers should avoid spreading manure this month on fields that are prone to runoff.

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Legislature to Consider Another Raw Milk Bill

Updated: 03/13/2013 - The state Legislature is expected to consider another bill legalizing the sale of unpasteurized milk in Wisconsin, legislation that could have Gov. Scott Walker's support if it contains safeguards for consumers' health.

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Ag Day Encourages Farmers to Meet Lawmakers

Posted: 03/06/2013 - Ag Day at the Capitol is organized by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. The goal is to get farmers more involved in the legislative side of farm-related issues.

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High-stakes Fight over Soybeans at High Court

Posted: 02/19/2013 - Indiana farmer Vernon Hugh Bowman figured out a way to benefit from a high-technology product -- soybeans that are resistant to weed-killers -- without always paying the high price that such genetically engineered seeds typically brought.

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Wis., Ill., Iowa to Hold Joint Forest Conference

Posted: 02/15/2013 - Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa officials are inviting forest landowners to a conference next month to learn more about management techniques, forest products and taxes.

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