If your involved in any aspect of agri-tourism, from sleigh rides to hay rides, from dairy breakfasts to county fairs it may be wise to make sure you are up to date on the new agri-tourism liability law known as Act 269.
Final preparations are underway for the annual WPS Farm Show.
During the UW-Madison 2014 Ag Outlook Conference, participants spoke of the importance of passing a new farm bill.
One of the main challenges facing agriculture into the future is will they be able to produce enough food to feed a growing world population. Here in Wisconsin the prospects look good.
While 2103 may be remembered on the ag front as a fairly forgettable year, 2014 may be just the opposite as a valley area ag banker sees both some challenges and opportunities in 2014.
GreenStone Farm Credit Services celebrated its new facility in Little Chute with an open House. While there, local 5 Ag Reporter Mike Austin learned about the reason for the new office location and also some of the focal points of the farm credit cooperative.
The strength of Wisconsin Cheese industry is its diversity. Many cheese makers have found their niche making specialty cheeses. Today we meet an artisan cheese maker who has found his market in creating goat milk cheese.
World dairy expo is the premiere dairy cattle show in North America. And accoring to our state secretary of agriculture, by hosting the event Wisconsin enhances its image as America's Dairyland.
It's October of 2013 and we still don't have a new farm bill. And the frustartion level was high among those who have been working on a new bill over the lack of action on the legislation.
One of the prime goals of the junior dairy project is to make it a positive learning expereince. And an individual who plays a big role in accomplishing that goal is the dairy show judge.