The Latest News from The Farm

Egg Production Bouncing Back

Wisconsin egg production during August was 150 million eggs, up 3 percent from last month but down 13 percent from last year, according to the latest report from USDA. The average number of all…

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Recognizing Hazards Helps Minimize Loss

The 2019 data for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the agricultural sector is the most dangerous in America with an equivalent of 23 deaths per 100,000 workers. Fall harvest time…

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Little John’s Kitchens-Ending Hunger, Providing Training.

Food waste, food access and food insecurity are all complex issues. Chef Dave Heide of Little John’s Kitchens is taking on those issues, and more on multiple levels. Chef Heide has founded Little…

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Evers Announces $32 Million in EMS Flex Grants

Gov. Tony Evers, together with Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake, announced $32 million in emergency medical services (EMS) Flex Grants have been…

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UWRF Creates High School Meat Science

UW-River Falls developed a high school meat science curriculum to create awareness of opportunities in and attract students to careers in the meat industry. The project is funded by the Meat Talent…

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‘Maintain Vigilance For Your Birds’

While migration can be a time for avid birders and everyday Wisconsinites alike to catch a glimpse of fun-feathered visitors, poultry farmers’ eyes are watching their own flocks like a hawk for…

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August Brought More Milk & Less Cows

Wisconsin milk production during August was up 1 percent from last August according to the latest milk production report from USDA. Production totaled 2.73 billion pounds. The average number of milk…

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Grants Available Now!

Applications are being accepted now through November 10 for a new round of Dairy Business Builder grants open to dairy farmers, manufacturers, and processors in eleven Midwestern states. Thanks to…

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