Celebrate National 4-H Week!

Wisconsin 4-H is helping you celebrate National 4-H week as much as possible with a week full of fun and festivities! Here’s a directory of links to help you get your 4-H fix: Wisconsin 4-H’s website: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/ Wisconsin 4-H’s…


Foremost Farms Concentrates on Energy Savings, Doubles Up on Award

 Foremost Farms USA, a milk processing company, received double the honor for its impressive commitments to energy efficiency. Along with its Plover facility, the company’s Appleton location won a 2020 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award from FOCUS…


Stevens Point Company Advances in Ag Innovation Challenge

10 semi-finalists have been announced by American Farm Bureau for the Ag Innovation Challenge. One of those finalists is making Wisconsin ag very proud as it hails from Stevens Point. Continue reading Stevens Point Company Advances in Ag…


New National Dairy Shrine Director Hails From Wisconsin

During the 71st annual meeting of the National Dairy Shrine, Dr. Dennis Funk, Sun Prairie, Wis. was elected president of the board of directors. In addition, Matt Iager, DVM, Boonsboro, Md., was elected president-elect. During the meeting, which…


Burnett County Deer Farm Tests Positive for CWD

The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) confirms that a whitetail deer at a Burnett County deer farm has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The result was confirmed by the National Veterinary Services…


Wisconsin Farmers Prepare to Tackle Enormous Crop

Wisconsin had 3.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending October 4, 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Frequent showers and chilly, overcast conditions slowed fieldwork this week. Continue reading…


Dairy Farmers and Culver’s Giving You The Chance to Win Free Curds For a Year

Cheese curds consistently top the list for Wisconsin’s most iconic foods so to celebrate this cult favorite “snack that squeaks,” Wisconsin dairy farmers are bringing together the world’s largest group of cheese lovers for National Cheese Curd Day…


Wisconsin 4-H Inducts Nine Into Hall of Fame

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development is excited to announce the 2020 Hall of Fame Laureates including nine volunteers, supporters, and staff who have impacted Wisconsin 4-H. Continue reading Wisconsin 4-H Inducts Nine Into Hall of Fame at Mid-West Farm…


Op-Ed: An Open Letter to FDA Head Dr. Stephen Hahn

The following letter is courtesy of the National Milk Producers Federation: Dear Dr. Hahn – Sorry to bother you at such a busy time, but we need to talk. Continue reading Op-Ed: An Open Letter to FDA Head Dr. Stephen Hahn at Mid-West Farm……


Ag Secretary Tours Waukesha Equipment Manufacturer

On Friday, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) hosted United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at Almon Inc. The visit comes as millions of manufacturing workers, educators, students, and community leaders across…