Winter months bring increased risks of invisible dangers in the home

Spreading awareness about colorless and odorless dangers that can be especially prevalent in winter months, the Progressive Agriculture Foundation is spreading the word about carbon monoxide and radon gases.  Known as the “invisible killer” carbon…


Farmers Union donates pork to Hunger Task Force in Milwaukee

A large donation of nutritious protein found its way from family farmers to inner-city Milwaukee today, when a Farmers Union Enterprises truck unloaded 35,000 pounds of pork ribs at Hunger Task Force, Milwaukee’s primary community food bank.…


Wisconsin Farm Bureau Submits Testimony Supporting Wolf Hunting Season

On Wednesday, January 13, Wisconsin Farm Bureau submitted testimony in support of a state wolf hunting season during a joint Wisconsin Senate and Assembly Sporting Heritage Committee hearing.   “The wolf population recovering is a success story and…


Wisconsin Cheese Launches Personalized Heart Shaped Boxes of Cheese

Wisconsin Cheese officially declares cheese as the universal love language of 2021. With a stinky 2020 that had us feeling bleu, there’s no cheddar way to celebrate a gouda Valentine’s Day than by sending a complimentary heart-shaped box of…


UW–Madison dairy science virtual preview day scheduled for Jan. 20

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences invites prospective students that are interested in majoring in dairy science to attend a live preview day event on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CST, to…


Krentz Elected to American Farm Bureau Board

Kevin Krentz was elected to serve a one-year term on American Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors. Krentz was elected president of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and Rural Mutual Insurance Company last month. Krentz is a dairy farmer from Berlin…


CWD Detected In Shawano County

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirms a wild deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the Town of Germania in southwestern Shawano County, within 10 miles of Waupaca County. As required by state law, the DNR…


Wisconsin Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees

Know a Wisconsin farmer or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2021 Wisconsin Leopold Conservation Award®. Sand County Foundation presents the Leopold Conservation Award to…


Discover Enriching Keynote Presentations at CheeseExpo Global Online

Keynote presentations at CheeseExpo Global Online April 6-8, 2021 will showcase dairy industry CEOs and top marketing experts, offering attendees an in-depth look at timely industry opportunities, challenges and consumer trends. Register before…


Final Crop Report Says 517 Million Corn Bushels in 2020

Corn for grain production in Wisconsin during 2020 is estimated at 517 million bushels, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service Crop Production 2020 Summary report. This estimate is down 3% from the November 1 forecast but…