Farm To Table Dinner A Large Draw

More than 150 guests attended the eighth annual Wisconsin Farm to Table Dinner that took place on Friday, August 5 at Mighty Grand Dairy in Union Grove, Wis. The elegant dining event welcomed visitors near and far to enjoy an evening of…


WFU Pushes For Better Broadband

Ten years ago Richard and Marilyn Rolfsmeyer were excited at the prospect of being linked to the real world via a high-speed internet connection. Like many people living in the mostly rural Driftless Area that comprises southwest Wisconsin, the…


Garlic Looks Great

Most Wisconsin garlic producers have wrapped up harvest and are transitioning to planting preparations for this fall. As the garlic has come out of the ground and been put up to dry, it is looking like a fairly average year for the crop. Angela…


It’s Wisconsin Hazelnut Week

Today marks the first day of the first annual Wisconsin Hazelnut Week. The Upper Midwest Hazelnut Development Initiative has put together events to help folks learn more about growing and harvesting hazelnuts. Thursday, Aug. 18 — AHC Field Day in…


Networking Top Of Mind For YPF

The Yahara Pride Farms conservation group was formed about 10 years ago with the goal of improving the water quality of Madison’s lakes. Now, however, the group has found that they want to continue to grow their network and find new ways to bridge…


Know The Signs Of Mental Illness

Often times, the only people farmers see during the day are those coming to the farm: milk haulers, agronomists, ag lenders, crop sprayers, etc. But when you’re out there making farm visits, do you know what to look for if a farmer is suffering?…


“Adopt A Cow” Registration Open

Register now for the “Adopt a Cow” 2022-23 program by Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin and Discover Dairy. Via this free program, classrooms follow the life of a calf through its first year on a Wisconsin dairy farm. “It’s fantastic to see educators and…


Survey Coming Your Way

You may find a letter from USDA in your mailbox this month. The agency is looking for information about your small grain production. There’s a focus on wheat, oats, barley and rye. The National Agricultural Statistics Service will contact Wisconsin…


Barneveld Band Supports 4-H Youth

Southwest Wisconsin musicians Scotty Tyce and Power Take Off (PTO) recently released a first-time, four-song digital collection titled, Keep Truckin’, found nationally on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, etc. For every download of the lead single,…


WI Agritourism Association In Full Swing

Agritourism is the adventure of learning, tasting and experiencing the origins of food. Wisconsin’s farmers, ranchers and producers do it well, showcasing the state’s diversity through tours, farm stays, farm-to-table dining and more.  Sheila…