Corn growers across the Midwest have made up for lost time in a big way from a slow start to planting season after a waterlogged spring.
A jury has been selected to hear the licensing trial of a Wisconsin dairy farmer who supporters say is being targeted for selling raw milk.
Across the Midwest, farmers are planting crops on almost any scrap of available land to take advantage of consistently high corn and soybean prices.
The weather is finally cooperating and that means spring planting is officially underway! Among those hard at work in the fields, Wisconsin's 11,000 soybean farmers. The 65th Alice in Dairyland stopped by NewsChannel 7 at Noon to talk about soybeans and how we can use them.
Urban farmer Will Allen says one major challenge city residents face in growing their own food is the poor quality of their soil.
Two Wisconsin congressmen are proposing changes to the nation's crop insurance program that they say will save the federal government $11 billion over the next 10 years.
The Senate has begun laying the groundwork on a massive farm bill that would cut spending while also creating new subsidies for farmers.
The wet start to the corn planting season may reduce the amount each acre produces this year, but farmers are planting so much corn they're still likely to bring in a record crop.
The Milwaukee urban farmer who is nationally known for his nonprofit, Growing Power, will speak at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee next week.
Five of the eight members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation are expressing their opposition to a plan that could limit milk production in the state.
A soggy spring has kept many Wisconsin farmers out of their corn fields.
Cranberry growers say they are struggling after many invested in new plants or expanding their farms only to see fruit prices fall.
All but one of the nine people injured when their buggy was struck by a vehicle in western Wisconsin have been released from the hospital.
A large Wisconsin dairy cooperative plans to close a cheese plant, idle another plant indefinitely and lay off more than 100 employees.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the federal government is renewing a pact with the dairy industry aimed at decreasing greenhouse gas emissions.
It is now legal to pass a vehicle in a no-passing zone if traveling less than half of the applicable speed limit – provided that extreme caution is taken when doing so.
The federal government has started a new livestock identification program to help agriculture officials quickly track livestock in cases of disease.
Many Wisconsin dairy farmers are already in line with new federal program aimed at helping agriculture officials quickly track livestock in cases of disease.
The Ginseng Board of Wisconsin has signed a 10-year, $200 million deal with one of China's largest medicine companies.
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced Friday that assistant state veterinarian Dr. Paul McGraw has been promoted to state veterinarian. McGraw has been the assistant state veterinarian for nine years.
State environmental and forestry officials are urging homeowners to refrain from openly burning trash and yard debris.
A key senator says farm growers have signed off on key parts of a new program to bring farm workers to the U.S., moving a major immigration bill one step closer to passage.
A Wisconsin state agency says farmers should not use pesticides before reading what's on the label to prevent harm to their crops.
The 65th Alice in Dairyland, Rochelle Ripp, is in our area teaching kids about Wisconsin agriculture this week. She's giving a presentation in schools called "Growing a Healthy Wisconsin." It's a joint partnership between the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's statistical arm has reversed a plan to eliminate some monthly reports that dairy farmers and milk processors say are important to their business.
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