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New Agritourism Law Protects Farmers Against Civil Liability

Posted: 08/17/2014 - It's almost that time when many people will be heading out to local farms to go on hayrides, go apple-picking, or just tour around the farm, but a new agritourism law has new legal steps to protect farmers from civil liability.

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Free At-Home Health Screenings for Farmers

Updated: 08/13/2014 - For many of us we don't think twice about going to see our doctor, but not all farm families have that kind of time, money, or accessibility.

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Apprentice Program Trains Next Generation of Farmers

Updated: 08/14/2014 - In Wisconsin, the census shows the state lost 8,700 farms in the last five years and the average age of a farmer is 57-years-old. To make sure farming remains a staple in our state, the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship was start in Medford.

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Rare White Buffalo Born on a Northwoods Farm

Updated: 08/08/2014 - A white buffalo was born at a Bison farm in Forest County, Wisconsin Wednesday. True white buffalo births happen only once in a million births.

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A Look at the New Agritourism Law and What it Means for You


Posted: 08/08/2014 - There are a lot of businesses in the state that offer tourism activities involving agriculture, like pumpkin patches, Christmas tree farms or even apple orchards. There's a new law that limits the liability farmers have when the public stops by for recreational purposes and educational tours.

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34th Annual Heifer Sale - Wisconsin Valley Fair

Updated: 08/01/2014 - In Marathon County, there's a special program that pairs up kids and cows - even if they don't live on the farm or maybe have the means to buy an animal. It's the Marathon Co. Heifer Project.

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Fun Farm Facts

Updated: 07/31/2014 - It's fair season, but before you hit up your favorite livestock barn you may want to read up on these fun farm facts.

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Great Gardens: A Garden to Inspire

Updated: 07/21/2014 - At the Village Gardens Green House in Plover, there's a 4.5 acre Great Garden designed to inspire people with what to do with the plants, flowers and shrubs they're buying.

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A Look at the FARM Program and how you can get Involved

Posted: 07/17/2014 - It's a program that's designed to reassure us that dairy farmers raise and care for their animals in a humane and ethical manner. It's called Farmers Reassuring Responsible Management program.

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