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Shoppers Cope With Sky High Food Prices

Updated: 03/27/2014 - Earlier this month it was reported that beef prices are at the highest they've been in nearly 30 years. Now the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates food prices will increase between 2.5 and 3.5 percent in 2014.

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National Weather Service, Local Farmers Keeping an Eye on Risk of Flooding

Updated: 03/21/2014 - "We have a pretty good feeling that there's at least a minor chance for flooding across much of Wisconsin, including the Wisconsin River Valley which would include Marathon County, Lincoln County, south, all the way into Southern Wisconsin," said Jeff Last, Warning Coodination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service.

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USDA Enhances Farm Storage Facility Loan Program

Posted: 03/17/2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the expansion of the Farm Storage and Facility Loan program, which provides low-interest financing to producers.

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Community Supported Agriculture Farms Offer Unique Service

Updated: 03/18/2014 - Jerry and Maydene McDougal spent Wednesday morning planting tiny pepper seeds in their sunny greenhouse. The peppers will be one of about 100 varieties of produce they'll offer this summer as a CSA farm.

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UPDATE: 2 Plead Not Guilty to Abusing Cows

Updated: 03/05/2014 - Two of the four people charged with mistreating cows while working at a Brown County dairy farm have pleaded not guilty to charges.

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Ag Census Shows Boom in Farm Sales

Posted: 02/21/2014 - American agriculture has experienced a boom, with market values of crops, livestock and total agricultural products reaching record highs even as the amount of U.S. farmland declined.

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Wis. Dairy Farmers Enjoying Rare Price Boom

Updated: 04/02/2014 - Wisconsin's dairy farmers are getting near-record high prices for their milk, thanks to a dramatic increase in dairy exports and a smaller milk supply.

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Obama Launching Program to Boost Rural Exports

Posted: 02/07/2014 - When President Barack Obama heads to Michigan State University to sign the farm bill Friday, he'll be bringing a new initiative with him that he hopes will help boost exports.

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States Weighing Labels on Genetically Altered Food

Posted: 01/22/2014 - States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves.

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