Adopt a Cow program connects kids, cows and classrooms

Ten Wisconsin dairy calves taught their unique farm story to tens of thousands of school kids across the state thanks to Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin (DFW) and Discover Dairy’s Adopt a Cow program.   From August – October 2020, Wisconsin classrooms…


Environmental, agricultural groups lay out budget blueprint for clean water

Four environmental and agricultural groups, working as partners to bring about long-term solutions to Wisconsin’s water quality issues, detailed significant investments today that they urge the state to make when shaping the next budget and beyond.…


FarmFirst Concerned with Economic Impact Analysis and Proposed Changes to DNR Non-Point Rules

FarmFirst Concerned with Economic Impact Analysis and Proposed Changes to DNR Non-Point Rules - Mid-West Farm Report Home » Blog » News » FarmFirst Concerned with Economic Impact Analysis and Proposed Changes to DNR Non-Point Rules…


Championship Cheese Auction Raises $39,125 for Industry

The live, virtual Championship Cheese Auction, part of the Chr. Hansen Spotlight Event on Wednesday, April 7 at CheeseExpo Global Online raised $39,125 for Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) scholarship programs and industry educational…


State Ag Assembly Committee approves truth in labeling bills

Calling for honesty for customers and fairness for farmers, the Dairy Business Association today applauded the state Assembly Committee on Agriculture for approving legislation aimed at stopping misleading labeling of imitation dairy and meat…


Emerald Ash Borer Detected in Langlade County

In partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has detected emerald ash borer (EAB) for the first time in Langlade County. This ash-tree-killing…


Bluebird Restoration Association Of Wisconsin Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) continues to celebrate Citizen Science Month by honoring the many volunteers across the state who help with scientific research and monitoring. Early efforts by DNR staff and the continued work by…


DMC margin falls further in February

February’s margin under the Dairy Margin Coverage program dropped $0.92/cwt below January’s to $6.22/cwt. Of that decline, $0.40/cwt was due to a lower milk price, which was $17.10/cwt for the month, while the rest was generated by a higher feed…


2021 Spring Turkey Season Opener April 21

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding Wisconsinites to get ready for the upcoming 2021 spring turkey hunt happening April 21 – June 1. The 2021 spring turkey hunt includes six, seven-day periods running Wednesday through…


Washington County Dairy Promotion Announces New June Event

Washington County Dairy Promotion is rolling out a brand-new event for 2021, “Dairy Destination –Carloads of Fun”. This newly created event provides a unique opportunity to load up your car with family and friends and head out to one of Washington…