The Latest News from The Farm

WI Corn Yield Contest Opens

The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) is pleased to announce entries are now being accepted for the annual Wisconsin Corn Yield Contest. Organized to encourage the development of new and…

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Joint Finance Supports Ag Items

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is supportive of the recent votes from the Joint Committee on Finance members on issues that impact the state’s farming community. “Wisconsin Farm Bureau would like…

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$10 Million Dedicated To Net Zero Initiative

UW-Madison, and UW-Platteville are two of the partner programs annunced under a $10 million grant secured through the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR). The grant has awarded the…

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Former Packer Backing Dairy Now

LeRoy Butler, four-time pro bowl defensive back for the Green Bay Packers and seven-time cookbook author, is teaming up with Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin (DFW) to help consumers better understand how…

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Prevent Spreading Invasive Species

June is Invasive Species Action Month, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking Wisconsinites and visitors to take simple precautions to avoid spreading invasive, nonnative…

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Hoff Joins Mid-West Farm Report

This week, Stephanie Hoff joins the Mid-West Farm Report team as a farm broadcaster.   Hoff is a native of northwest Wisconsin, growing up in small towns around Thorp. She and her partner, Conway,…

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Farmer Led Conservation Efforts Pay Off

Data collected by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) shows that conservation practices among producer-led groups in the program grew by 82% from 2019 to…

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Many Hands Make Lighter Work

Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens, Inc. is pleased to announce two new team members for the summer, Emmi Lohrentz and David Hurd. Lohrentz began her summer tenure as the Witte-Schulte Intern in May…

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