Registration is open for the 2021 Wisconsin Agribusiness Virtual Classic

Registration for Wisconsin’s premier agribusiness industry event, the Wisconsin Agribusiness Classic, is officially open. Being held virtually, January 11-14, the event will feature over 25 Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits and an interactive…


2021 Alfalfa Variety Ratings Now Available

The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) released the 2021 edition of its popular “Alfalfa Variety Ratings – Winter Survival, Fall Dormancy & Pest Resistant Ratings for Alfalfa Varieties” – a useful tool for hay and dairy farmers, extension…


“Support Local Farmers” Clothing Orders Needed by November 13th

Hunger and food insecurity affects millions of Americans across the country. Dairy product donations to food banks offer a pipeline to move products from farm to table – resulting in a win-win for producers and families. Two agricultural…


Gov. Evers, DATCP Announce Additional $10 Million for Food Security Initiative

Gov. Tony Evers today, with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP), announced two of Wisconsin’s largest hunger relief organizations will receive an additional $10 million to help serve Wisconsinites…


Compeer Financial Shares Q3 2020 Results

Compeer Financial, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative based in the Upper Midwest, announced financial results for the third quarter of 2020. The results show record earnings and assets, and solid overall credit quality. Total assets were $23.7…


Clock Still Ticking For Green County Dairy Farmers

“Twenty-five dairy farmers from the Green County, Wisconsin area need a home for their milk,” says Jeremy Mayer, Cooperative President. “We’re working hard to find a home for our patron’s milk after Maple Leaf Cheesemakers, Inc, our long-term…


Alice in Dairyland to Usher in Christmas Tree Season With Virtual Tree-Cutting Nov. 18

73rd Alice in Dairyland Julia Nunes will mark the start of the 2020 Christmas tree season with a ceremonial tree cutting Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/DATCPAliceInDairyland/posts/1764991596987383 (Note:…


Wisconsin high schoolers embrace virtual Global Youth Institute experience

Five high school students from Wisconsin recently participated in the Global Youth Institute (GYI) as the state’s youth delegates. The institute, which took place Oct. 9-23 during the annual World Food Prize International Symposium, provides an…


Compeer Financial Accepting Grant Applications for General Use Grant Program

Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit cooperative’s giving program, is now accepting applications for its General Use Grant Program. With $10,000 available per organization each year, the grant application is open until…


State’s Corn Forecast Exceeds 500 Million Bushels

Wisconsin corn production is forecast at 534 million bushels according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production report. Based on conditions as of November 1, yields are expected to average 184 bushels per acre,…