Soybean acres continue to grow in Wisconsin. the crop which has grown in popularity because of its versatility is an important one. And today we learn from a state grower on both the growing demand for beans and some of the opportunities and challenges the market faces
The proposed budget cuts for the University of Wisconsin System does include University Extension which not only assist agriculture, but also provides research and expertise in the fields of horticulture, family resources and 4-H and youth programs. Extension has already made cuts on both the state and county levels however unless the proposed budget cuts are reduced, more drastic cuts will have to be made.
Wisconsin agriculture continues to grow its market share in the export market. to make sure that trend continues. State Ag Secretary Ben Brancel led a trade mission to the world biggest potential trade market.... China
She's been her counties Fairest of the Fair, she has a masters degree in animal science and now she'll be recognized more by her title of Alice than her real name. But Teyanna Loether has no problem with that as she is truly excited to be the 68th Alice in Dairyland
Deanna Schlies always wanted to be an advocate for county fairs and was delighted when she was selected in 2014 to be the Brown County Fairest. And although she turned in her crown and sash to the new fairest, she still continues to be a fair advocate as the 2015 State Fairest of the Fairs.
The Wisconsin Soybean Association was nice enough to invite me for a ride along to help you the consumer better understand what it takes to put in a crop. The ride a long also allowed me the opportunity to share the emotions and thought process of those who work our area farm fields
You're probably familiar with the grow a row for St. Joe to help their food program provide valuable home grown local vegetables for needy area families. Well those families also need the nutrition provided through a gallon of milk and that is why they are asking those in dairy production to help them provide that milk to needy families.
As our 67th. Alice in Dairyland Zoey Brooks has to wear many hats. This past week in Brown County Brooks spent time with over 2,000 4th graders sharing the message on what products are produced in Wisconsin and how they and the state are impacted by the industry.
2014 was not a good year for the winter wheat crop and many were concerned 2015 was heading in the same direction. But after digging up some sample ag agents and crop consultants do feel better about the crop, although they say it does need some more heat.
Thanks to a cooperative weather start to April farmers may be looking at an early planting season and a relatively early start to the alfalfa harvest. ag reporter mike Austin joined Ag agent Kevin Jarek to check the progress and condition of this years crop in Outagamie County