Wisconsin NRCS Launches New Website

The new Wisconsin Natural Resources Conservation Service website has been re-designed to be easier to navigate. It’s accessible (or 508 conformant), meaning the site is designed for use by people with disabilities. It’s also mobile responsive,…


Gun Deer Hunt Totals Above Average

The 2022 gun deer hunt in Wisconsin kicked off the holiday season with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. While license sales totals were down from 2021, hunters harvested more deer than last year — and the five-year average. As…


Supporting Farmers Both Current And New

The USDA is committed to supporting a diverse range of farmers, ranchers, and private forest landowners. That includes Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities, conservation, and disaster assistance.  Robert Bonnie is the under secretary for the…


Edge Applauds Efforts To Prevent Rail Strike

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative is applauding the passage of the legislation by the House of Representatives that prevents a nationwide rail strike by enforcing the agreement President Biden reached between the unions and railroads three months ago.…


2023 Wisconsin Honey Queen Selected

The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is proud to announce that Kaelyn Sumner of Cecil,Wisconsin was selected as the 2023 Wisconsin Honey Queen at their annual convention held inBrookfield, WI. Kaelyn is the daughter of Robert and Traci Sumner…


What’s Next? Nash Is Ready

When you first meet Bob Nash, you’re struck by his size and “ready for fun” look in his eye. Take time to visit with the young farm leader from Ozaukee County, and you’ll find out just how serious he is about being a champion for agriculture. Pam…


Fieldwork Falls Behind

Snow may have impeded the last of the corn harvest this month, but above normal temps this past week melted the white. While that snow melt left some fields muddy and difficult to access, fall tillage and corn harvest continued on fields that were…


Celebrate Dairy’s Greatest At CheeseCon

Come together with friends and colleagues in dairy processing to salute industry pioneers, recognize excellent craftsmanship, and celebrate a bright future at CheeseCon, April 4-6, 2023 in Madison. Register at CheeseCon.org by Jan. 18 to save big…


Speak Up At FarmFirst’s Policy Session

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative encourages members to sign up for its first-ever Virtual Policy Session set for Tuesday, Dec. 13. Members eager to learn more about policy initiatives and discuss potential legislative reforms are encouraged to attend…


Balancing Input Costs

Fertilizer is a big investment that’s too important to risk. Soil tests help to determine what nutrients you need. Having a good balance between agronomics and the rising cost of fertilizer is key moving into 2023. Galynn Beer is the national…