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Wisconsin Beef Council Shares Beef Appetizer Recipes for the Holidays

Updated: 11/13/2013 - The holidays are quickly approaching. If you're having family and friends over, planning on menu can take a lot of time. If you're looking for something new to make, check out these beef appetizer recipes courtesy of the Wisconsin Beef Council.

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Saving the Family Farm: A Look at Large Dairy Farms and Why they Draw Controversy

Updated: 11/13/2013 - Chances are, when you think of a traditional dairy farm, you picture a barn with maybe 60 to 100 cows inside. "They're not as economical as they used to be, you've really got to be efficient to run a farm that size," said Marathon County Extension Dairy Agent, Heather Schlesser. While there are efficient farms on the smaller scale, the reality is your traditional farms seem to be getting bigger.

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Senate Committee to Vote on Raw Milk Bill

Posted: 11/11/2013 - A state Senate committee plans to vote on approving a bill that would legalize raw milk sales in Wisconsin, but several obstacles remain to the measure becoming law.

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Baldwin Urges Caution on Milk Program Changes

Updated: 11/07/2013 - Wisconsin lawmakers are expressing concern that a new farm bill might contain provisions putting Wisconsin dairy farmers at a disadvantage when compared with those in other states.

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Food Stamp Cuts Kick in as Congress Debates More

Posted: 10/31/2013 - More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps will see their benefits go down starting Friday, just as Congress begins negotiations on further cuts.

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Fall Recipes from the Wisconsin Beef Council

Updated: 10/18/2013 - There are some tasty recipes you can make this time of the year. The Wisconsin Beef Council stopped by NewsChannel 7 at Noon on Friday to share two of them.

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House Votes to Start Final Talks on Farm Bill

Posted: 10/11/2013 - The House has voted to hold formal negotiations with the Senate on a wide-ranging farm bill that sets policy for farm subsidies and food stamps.

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Local Apple Crop is Looking Great this Year!

Updated: 09/20/2013 - It's a fall tradition for many families here in our area, going apple picking, but are there any apples to even pick after what happened last year?

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Wisconsin Farmland Values Slow

Posted: 09/17/2013 - The value of Wisconsin's agricultural land inched up just 1 percent in the last year, well behind farmland value increases in neighboring states.

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Wausau FFA Alumni Scholarship Auction Saturday

Updated: 09/12/2013 - Wausau FFA Alumni need your help. They're holding a scholarship auction on Saturday, September 14th in Wausau. All of the money raised will go to Wausau East and West High School FFA students as well as fund thousands of dollars in scholarships given out each year.

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FDA: Idaho Dept. of Ag Noted Moldy Yogurt Months Before Recall

Posted: 12/05/2013 - A report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the Idaho Department of Agriculture spotted moldy yogurt during a routine inspection at a Chobani facility in Twin Falls two months before the company issued a voluntary recall.

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Adams Farm to Pay $65,000 in Pollution Violations

Posted: 08/30/2013 - The Wisconsin Department of Justice has obtained a judgment against Opitz Custom Heifers, LLC, that requires the company to pay $65,000 in forfeitures, surcharges, costs and attorney's fees for violations of state water pollution control laws at the Opitz heifer operation in Adams County.

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