CHAMPION, Wis. – Many of us are influenced by wealth and power; often we tend to think of success in terms of social position or professional status. But world religions teach that true success is judged differently. One wonders how many extremely successful people have lived among us – but …
MINERAL POINT, Wis. — The surroundings are humble for one of the world's most talked-about batches of cheese.
The world’s food supply depends on about 150 plant species. And of that total, just 12 provide three-quarters of the world’s food, according to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The world could use new crops.
I officiated at a funeral once for a man named Alfred Dummer who was a plumber.
THORP, Wis. – Where do we start with our sweet little Bree? We picked out Bree five years ago almost to the day – Jan. 22, 2018 – from a neighbor after our 18-year-old family dog crossed the Rainbow Bridge.
I don’t play the lottery and don’t frequent casinos, but if I were a betting man I’d lay odds that sometime in the next few years I will be involved in a deer-vehicle collision.
The United States could potentially produce as many as 15 billion bushels of corn from a projected 92 million acres in 2023. Demand for that corn could rebound from 2022. But inflation and potential recession in export markets could tighten margins and dampen the outlook for 2023 and beyond,…
Widespread drought across Europe during the 2022 grain-growing season has again left livestock farmers wary. The dry spell caused increased levels of mycotoxins. Much of the United States has also been in a long-term drought.
Drainage pays! Editor’s note: This is part 2 of Purdue University’s report regarding its long-term drainage-experiment insights on crop yield, cover-crop growth, soil improvement, water flow and chemical transport. An overview of the experiment was published in the Jan. 19 issue of Agri-Vie…
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Everyone on the family farm pitches in and does their part, including four-legged friends. That prompted the American Farm Bureau Federation to launch the Farm Dog of the Year contest five years ago – now a popular feature of the organization’s convention.
MADISON, Wis. — Irwin Goldman has spent much of his career de-beeting the beet. A horticulture professor at the University of Wisconsin-Department of Horticulture, he focuses on breeding onions, carrots and beets in his lab. Carrots and onions are just fine, he says, but beets take priority …
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Researchers in the United Kingdom say they’re providing a roadmap for how phosphorus can be better managed. The strategy outlines a need for new solutions and scaling of existing phosphorus innovations to prevent future damage to aquatic biodiversity and habitats, and to reduce reliance on r…
Camelina partnership considered
Travis and Melissa Marti of Vesper recently were named 2023 Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmers. The couple received the award at the Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmers Annual Awards Weekend Jan. 27-28 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
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Company furthers emission reductions
Drought-resilient wheat studied
Proper care and management of dairy calves are some of the most important components of a successful dairy operation. Several tools are available to assist dairy farmers and personnel in their calf-care routines. The esophageal tube is one of those valuable tools.
Dogs have been used successfully to “sniff out” human diseases. The question of whether they also can detect respiratory disease is cattle is being explored by Texas A&M AgriLife researchers.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides a checklist for anyone wishing to obtain a dairy-plant license.
Conservation-award nominees sought
OPINION I just want to tell you that the story you had on the farms of Saskatchewan was an excellent article; I’d like to compliment you on that. (Jan. 12 issue of Agri-View)