The Latest News from The Farm

DATCP Launches “Consumer Protection 101” Program

In an effort to increase access to consumer protection information and tips for young adults, the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has launched a new program:…

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Trump Administration Invests $33 Million in Rural Electric Infrastructure in Wisconsin

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wisconsin Rural Development State Director Frank Frassetto announced that USDA is investing an additional $3.1 billion to build or improve rural electric…

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Heavy Carcass Weights Still a Burden on Beef Markets

By Jeff Swenson, Livestock & Meat Specialist at DATCP Wholesale beef prices were up .86 Tuesday (10/20) stopping five straight days of losses. Cash cattle started the week steady to lower than…

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With more meals at home, Progressive Agriculture Foundation serves up kitchen fire safety

Since the pandemic began, trends showed an increased interest in food production among all ages from gardening to canning and cooking. Unfortunately, cooking is the number one cause of home fires…

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Wisconsin Duo Raises Awareness and Money With Ag-Themed Clothing

Hunger and food insecurity affects millions of Americans across the country. Dairy product donations to food banks offer a pipeline to move products from farm to table – resulting in a win-win for…

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Newly-Formed Wisconsin Pork Group Gets Rolling

There’s a new agricultural organization in Wisconsin. The Southwest Wisconsin Pork Producers is a group that was recently started with the goal “to promote pork and educate and collaborate with…

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WFU Plans to Launch Dairy Supply Chain Video Soon

Wisconsin Farmers Union invites you to the premiere of our latest short video, “Supply Management and How It Can Save Our Rural Economy” at noon CST on October 28. After decades of poor dairy…

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Members Prepare For 93rd National FFA Convention

FFA members and supporters from across the country will log on to their smart devices next week to celebrate agricultural education and agriculture during the 93rd National FFA Convention &…

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