DNR Reminds Hunters About Carcass Disposal

With the 2020 deer hunting season underway, hunters are reminded by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to follow the deer carcass transport regulations and to dispose of deer carcass waste appropriately. The movement of deer…


FarmFirst Dairy Transitions For Annual Meeting

The FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative board of directors made the tough decision to move it’s district member meetings from 17 in-person meetings throughout its seven state membership region to a single-day virtual format due to concerns and…


Equity Offering Technical College Scholarships

Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association is offering ten $1,000scholarships for the 2021 academic year to college students pursuing careers, as well as two $750 scholarships specifically for students earning degrees from technical colleges.…


163 Rural Response Units Get Some Financial Help

Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit cooperative’s giving program, has awarded 163 grants as part of their Emergency Response Equipment Program, totaling $450,134. Emergency Response Equipment Grants help to offset the cost…


Sand County Foundation Invests Grant Monies

Sand County Foundation will demonstrate the conservation and economic benefits of grazing livestock on cover crops.   A $249,205 grant by the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Program supports Sand…


Town of Troy Preserves Agriculture through Farmland Protection Policies

Even before its designation as an agricultural enterprise area (AEA) in 2019, the Town of Troy AEA in St. Croix County was working with landowners to preserve its agricultural heritage through farmland protection policies. With 10,800 acres of…


Wisconsin Farmers Union Ready to Kick Off “Coffee Chat” Series

Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) is creating a space for connections and conversations with a new virtual Coffee Chat series. Planned for Wednesdays through October, each chat will feature a short presentation on a topic, followed by open discussion…


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…