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Whether roasted and savory or topped with marshmallows, sweet potatoes are a fall staple. Despite being beloved by most, sweet potatoes are often misunderstood. They’re unrelated to potatoes, for starters. And they’re even different from yams.

In 1905 a 20-year-old German botany student named Friedrich Laibach picked a small, flowering weed from the bank of the Lahn River near his hometown of Limburg. Since that time the weed – Arabidopsis thaliana – has become a mainstay of plant biology and genetics research.

In 2021 the market for proteins witnessed a new type of consumer – one who is less sensitive to increased retail meat prices and more interested in at-home food preparation. Demand for animal protein, particularly beef, has been exceptionally strong since the onset of the pandemic, allowing …

The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved in April to a reading of 121, which was 8 points better than a month earlier. Despite the increase, the ag sentiment index remains 32 percent less than its April 2021 reading.

OPINION  The Biotechnology Innovation Organization is now supporting the “Framework for Responsible Use of Gene Editing in Agriculture,” according to The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture. The coalition is administered by The Center for Food Integrity.

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee recently awarded 48 Wisconsin youth with $50 grants to help offset the costs of their upcoming 4-H and FFA swine projects.

OPINION I have always considered it a privilege to have grown up on a dairy farm in central Wisconsin. I have so much respect for my dad and his two brothers’ commitment to operating their business. I cannot thank them enough for instilling in me a work ethic, and teaching me to value accoun…

OPINION  The Biotechnology Innovation Organization is now supporting the “Framework for Responsible Use of Gene Editing in Agriculture,” according to The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture. The coalition is administered by The Center for Food Integrity.

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee recently awarded 48 Wisconsin youth with $50 grants to help offset the costs of their upcoming 4-H and FFA swine projects.

OPINION I have always considered it a privilege to have grown up on a dairy farm in central Wisconsin. I have so much respect for my dad and his two brothers’ commitment to operating their business. I cannot thank them enough for instilling in me a work ethic, and teaching me to value accoun…

OPINION  The Biotechnology Innovation Organization is now supporting the “Framework for Responsible Use of Gene Editing in Agriculture,” according to The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture. The coalition is administered by The Center for Food Integrity.

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee recently awarded 48 Wisconsin youth with $50 grants to help offset the costs of their upcoming 4-H and FFA swine projects.

OPINION I have always considered it a privilege to have grown up on a dairy farm in central Wisconsin. I have so much respect for my dad and his two brothers’ commitment to operating their business. I cannot thank them enough for instilling in me a work ethic, and teaching me to value accoun…

OPINION  The Biotechnology Innovation Organization is now supporting the “Framework for Responsible Use of Gene Editing in Agriculture,” according to The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture. The coalition is administered by The Center for Food Integrity.

OPINION I have always considered it a privilege to have grown up on a dairy farm in central Wisconsin. I have so much respect for my dad and his two brothers’ commitment to operating their business. I cannot thank them enough for instilling in me a work ethic, and teaching me to value accoun…

The National Corn Growers Association recently named its winners for the 2021 Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest. The contest highlights corn growth from seed to harvest and the families that grow it.

OPINION  The Biotechnology Innovation Organization is now supporting the “Framework for Responsible Use of Gene Editing in Agriculture,” according to The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture. The coalition is administered by The Center for Food Integrity.

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee recently awarded 48 Wisconsin youth with $50 grants to help offset the costs of their upcoming 4-H and FFA swine projects.

It was good fortune that 35-millimeter cameras in Asia were relatively inexpensive in 1968. That fact would help launch Harlen Persinger’s career in photojournalism. Mark Dillon – Persinger’s longtime friend – recently shared how it all happened.

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