The Latest News from The Farm

Tractor Pullers Gear Up

It’s almost time for dairy days and fair season – and that means tractor pulls. The Wisconsin Tractor Pullers Association’s first event of the season is June 11. But president Kurt Afdahl says…

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123 Scholarships Presented

The Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of Compeer Financial, has awarded 123 scholarships to students across Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The high school…

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Not As Fast As We’d Like

The nation as a whole is still lagging behind when it comes to spring planting, but Wisconsin farmers finally joined the parade of farm machinery headed to the field! Nationwide the National Ag…

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Five Appointed To Wisconsin FSA Committee

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced appointees who will serve on the Wisconsin USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. Members of the FSA state committee are appointed by…

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Avoid Founder This Spring

Folks both new and familiar with horses have a lot to think about in spring when it comes to the health of their four-legged companions. Cool, wet conditions late in the spring can be a problem for…

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Organics See Challenges & Opportunities

Fuel prices, freight charges and avian influenza are pushing prices up for organic fertilizer. Steve Lundeen manages Midwestern BioAg’s Milledgeville, IL location. Lundeen says organic farmers…

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Social Media Project Launches

Everyone – from the expert to the concerned citizen – has a role to play in improving the health of their community’s watershed. The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) is a…

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Potato Growers — Time To Vote

DATCP has certified three nominees that are eligible to be elected to the Wisconsin Potato Industry Board. Candidates were nominated during the period that ended April 1. Potato growers will have…

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