The Latest News from The Farm

Grain Prices Up From 2020

The average price received by farmers for corn during October in Wisconsin was $4.79 per bushel, according to thelatest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service’s agricultural prices report.…

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Tis The Season To Be Safe

From twinkling lights to the smell of pine and peppermint, it is evident that the holiday season is now upon us. While we anticipate this season to be joyous and magical, unfortunately the reality…

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Verville Joins Sand County Foundation

Sand County Foundation has named Tricia Verville as its Agricultural Systems Director. Verville will lead Sand County Foundation’s regenerative agriculture initiative in Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan…

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Midwest Dairy Groups Form Task Force

Today, six Midwestern dairy groups on a taskforce studying improvements to the Federal Milk Marketing Orders issued a statement in response to the introduction of the Dairy Pricing Opportunity Act.…

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Fed Cattle Prices Stronger Than 2020

Prepared and written by Jeff Swenson, DATCP Livestock and Meat Specialist. The Market Update draws information from several sources, including trade publications, radio broadcasts, agricultural news…

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Gypsy Moth Population Continually Increasing

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) caught 99,647 gypsy moths (Lymantria dispar, the scientific name for gypsy moth) in 10,787 traps in Wisconsin this…

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New Focus On Federal Milk Order Reform

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative is encouraged by the legislation introduced by Senator Gillibrand, which would require the USDA to hold a federal milk marketing order hearing. As a strong proponent to…

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Two Wisconsin Cooperatives Unite

Country Visions Cooperative is excited to announce that CHS Larsen Cooperative is now operating together with them as Country Visions. CHS Larsen was a local country operations division of CHS Inc.…

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