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New Program to Bring Produce to Wis., Minn. Tribes

Posted: 12/27/2012 - An agriculture organization is starting a mobile service that offers fresh fruits and vegetables to tribal reservations in northern Wisconsin and northern Minnesota.

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Alice in Dairyland Talks Cranberries on NewsChannel 7 at Noon

Updated: 12/17/2012 - On the third Monday of each month, Alice in Dairyland visits NewsChannel 7 at Noon to talk about Wisconsin agriculture. This month - we talked about cranberries. Did you know Wisconsin grows a lot of cranberries each and every year? In fact, we're talking millions of barrels of the red fruit.

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FSA Offers Low Interest Farm Storage Facility Loans

Posted: 12/05/2012 - Marathon County Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers who may be considering upgrading or adding extra storage space for harvested crops next year that the Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program provides low interest loans for building or upgrading storage facilities.

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FSA Reminds Producers of the Dairy Indemnity Payment Program

Posted: 11/28/2012 - Producers who have been directed by Federal or State Regulatory Agencies to remove their raw milk from the commercial market because of contamination due to no fault of the producer, such as aflatoxin in the feed, may be eligible to participate in the Dairy Indemnity Payment Program (DIPP).

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65th Alice in Dairyland Talks About Flavoring Your Holiday Meal with WI Products

Updated: 11/19/2012 - It may be hard to believe, but the holidays are literally right around the corner. That means you're probably looking for ways to add flavor to your holidays meals or maybe you're just trying to find the right gift for those on you Christmas list. Whatever the case maybe, why not choose foods, gifts, and unique treasures that are truly Something Special from Wisconsin.

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Drought Hurt Wis. Corn, But Minn. Harvest Strong

Posted: 11/14/2012 - Corn production is down by double-digit percentages in Wisconsin and other Midwestern states, but Minnesota is one of the few states where this year's corn harvest has improved.

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Reviving Heritage Birds - A "Different" Option for your Holiday Turkey

Updated: 11/08/2012 - 1st generation farmers - Chris Holman and Maria Davis - take their hobby farm in Custer and turn it into a small operations. They process 3,400 chickens, 200 turkeys, & 300 ducks. However, they don't raise "conventional" birds, they raise Heritage Birds.

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Soaking Rains Give Farmers a Boost

Posted: 10/23/2012 - Last week's soaking rains have added some much-needed moisture to parched soil around much of Wisconsin.

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Dairy Farm Safety Net Dies with Farm Bill

Posted: 10/21/2012 - Small dairy farmers in the Northeast and Wisconsin say a tough year has been made worse by Congress' failure to pass a new farm bill before the old one expired.

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Food For America

Updated: 10/18/2012 - Students from Wausau West High School left the classroom for some learning down on the farm. FFA members taught 4th graders a thing or two about where their food comes from Wednesday at their annual "Food For America" event.

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