Perdue Gets Real Sense Of Dairy Frustration

About three dozen farmers, cheese processors and others got the undivided attention of the country’s top agricultural official Friday when Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative hosted a meeting with Sonny Perdue to discuss challenges facing farmers.……


Buffalo County Deer Tests Positive

 State wildlife officials have confirmed that a tissue sample collected from a deer in Buffalo County has tested positive for the virus that causes epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD. This occurrence of the disease was identified after several…


Focus On Cybersecurity

For many Wisconsinites, 2020 has been a groundbreaking year for the use of technological connection to maintain daily life. Our jobs, our schools, societal well-being, economic prosperity and nation’s security are dependent on the internet. Under…


UW-River Falls Student Tops Scholars

The dairy checkoff has awarded 12 academic scholarships to students enrolled in programs that emphasize dairy and who have shown potential to become future dairy leaders. The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB), through Dairy…


Wisconsin Dairy Named Member Of Distinction

Dairy Farmers of America’s (DFA) Members of Distinction program honors members who embody the Cooperative’s core values and excel on their operations, in their communities and in the industry. Each year, one member farm from each of DFA’s seven…


Perdue Visits Cedar Grove Dairy for Farmer Town Hall

About three dozen farmers, cheese processors and others got the undivided attention of the country’s top agricultural official today when Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative hosted a meeting with Sonny Perdue to discuss challenges facing farmers. The…


Dairy Industry Continues to Rally for Common Cheese Name Usage

NMPF continues to lead opposition to unjustified European Union (EU) attempts to ban U.S. dairy producers from using common terms for cheeses and limit market opportunities for U.S. dairy manufacturers and exporters, with increased traction on…


Participants Selected for 2021 Farm Bureau Leadership Institute

 Fourteen emerging agricultural leaders have been selected to participate in the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Leadership Institute. This year-long leadership training program’s mission is to develop strong and effective agricultural leaders. “Today’s…


Cattle on Feed Numbers Less Friendly Than Expected

The USDA released its latest Cattle on Feed report last Friday (9/25.) The report was expected to be bearish, but the numbers came in even less friendly than expected. The report says this is the highest September cattle on feed number since the…


Limited In-person Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification Exams Start October 6

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will resume limited in-person commercial pesticide applicator certification exams beginning on October 6. Test locations will follow strict social distancing protocols,…