Nominate a Farmer to Celebrate National Ag Day

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is hosting a contest to recognize farmers and agriculturists who embody this year’s National Ag Day theme, ‘Food Brings Everyone to the Table.’ Nominations will be accepted from March 2-12. Four finalists will be…


The Rollercoaster of Weed Management

The following article is presented to you by Pioneer. It was written by Bob Berkevich, M.S., C.C.A.  – Pioneer Field Agronomist Weed management over the past 30 years has been a roller coaster with a lot of ups and downs. We rode the highs of…


Keeping Kids Engaged In Livestock Learning

Great news!  The next round of entries in the Livestock Lessons program are due on March 19, 2021. The potential topics for your lessons are endless!  We would love for you to submit your 4-H demonstrations, FFA public speaking entries, any videos…


Dunn County Working On CWD Eradication

Landowners on select parcels of private land in central Dunn County are eligible for free chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance permits. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) asks landowners within the surveillance area to apply…


Confused About Resources Available To Your Farm

Join Wisconsin FSA for a four-part webinar series providing information about tools and resources available to producers. Each session will target a specific subset of resources, and producers and industry members are encouraged to attend all that…


Romanski Participates In National Dialog

This week, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary-designee Randy Romanski participated in the virtual 2021 National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Winter Policy Conference, held…


Eugster Gets WORF Scholarship

The Pat Duffy/Duffy Grain Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc. (WORF) Board Scholar award winner is Katherine Eugster of Stoughton, Wis. She received a $1000 scholarship towards her education. Eugster was selected from over 300 applicants…


2020 Was A Big Crop Year In Wisconsin

The production of Wisconsin’s field and miscellaneous crops was valued at $4.14 billion in 2020, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Values 2020 Summary. This was a 33% increase from 2019. The value of corn for…


Concentrating On The Workplace

Creating a safe and healthy workspace takes specific actions and changes, but it can have a significant ROI as a result of direct savings, reduced insurance rates, better workplace productivity and a happier workplace.   “Most estimates suggest it…


Protecting Consumers In A Complex Marketplace

As part of National Consumer Protection Week, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is inviting the public to a forum intended to help consumers identify and avoid scams and pitfalls in a complex…