Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin hopes that a new bipartisan bill introduced in the United States Senate Wednesday will help states deal with the issues the COVID-19 pandemic has caused for the agriculture and food supply chains.
Attorney General Josh Kaul, along with the U.S. Department of Justice and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has filed a lawsuit against Dairy Farmers of America. DFA recently acquired Dean Foods' property out of bankruptcy.
Though 2019 will not set many records for crop production in the Badger State, the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service does have an idea of what Wisconsin farmers reaped during harvest time.
The Shawano Lake Chapter of Walleyes for Tomorrow set up the hatchery eight years ago to improve walleye fishing on the lake. Since then, more than 20 million have been stocked and the effort appears to be working.
Students in the agriculture classes and FFA program hosted a carolina-style BBQ during the high school lunch hour. The students raised three pigs in the high school's barn, had them butchered and served up the meal for their classmates Tuesday.
Even though the calendar says May, with all of this cold and wet weather, it doesn't seem very spring-like. However, Master Gardener Carol Bray said don't let that stop you from getting your lawns and gardens ready.
On the Wolf River near New London, the DNR is capturing the fish. They're measured and tagged, if necessary. The information is used to study population trends and help set harvest caps for the February spearing season.