Start Expo With ‘Tanbark Talks’

While at World Dairy Expo, members of the global dairy industry are invited to start their mornings with educational and insightful Tanbark Talks. This new opportunity to learn takes place in The Tanbark at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday…


Wisconsinites Can Get Broadband Discounts

The Public Service Commission says more than 106,800 Wisconsin households are enrolled in the Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. That’s about 20 percent of all eligible Wisconsin households and above the national average of 15 percent.…


Fall Is Apple Picking Season

It’s fall time here in Wisconsin! A favorite activity of many in the fall is visiting a local apple orchard to stock up on the delicious fruit. One of those apple orchards is Munchkey Apples in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, owned by the Tisch family.…


Take Caution, Hunters And Harvesters

Waterfowl hunters and wild rice harvesters both make use of Wisconsin’s native wild rice beds from late August through September. Take precautions and keep an eye out for others in and around rice beds to keep everyone safe as they enjoy time…


Waterfowl Hunters: Wear A Life Jacket

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding waterfowl hunters to follow best safety practices as they hit the water this upcoming season. Wisconsin has had 20 boating accident deaths so far this year, according to DNR records.…


Farm Safety Yields Real Results

Agriculture is known as one of the most dangerous industries in America and abroad. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), approximately two million full-time workers were employed in production agriculture…


Visit An Agritourism Destination

“Agricultural tourism is a growing contributor to local economies all across our state,” said Sheila Everhart, Interim Executive Director of the Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association. “This is a trend we’ve seen growing for several years…


Heat Stress In Cow Hurts Calf

As scientists continue to explore the wide-ranging effects of heat stress on the health of dairy cattle, a new study from the University of Florida adds to the growing understanding of the negative influences of heat stress, not just throughout the…


Be Prepared To Stay Warm

Even though we have been enjoying the nice warm summer and mild fall weather, the bitter cold Wisconsin winter weather will be here before you know it. With that comes a greater need to heat our homes and farms. Many people in rural areas rely on…


Hands-On Soil Health Clinic

Local farmer Dale Theel, of Greendale Farms, in partnership with Between the Lakes Demonstration Farm Network, is holding a soil health field day at his farm on October 20th, 2021 from 10am to 2pm and the public is invited to attend. Come out to…