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…
MINERAL POINT, Wis. — The surroundings are humble for one of the world's most talked-about batches of cheese.
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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.
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.
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,…
Company furthers emission reductions
Drought-resilient wheat studied
Drainage pays! Editor’s note: This is part 1 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-View.
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.
I can recall the words of a retired lifelong dairyman, a man short of stature but long of stride, expounding at a church potluck.
Weather in the Midwest has never been predictable. But even that unpredictability is changing – to include predictable climate shifts as weather patterns change around the world. Without major advances in technology and culture, those changes will reduce Midwest agricultural productivity to …
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. – Nicole and Mike Butler aim to make learning fun at the Diamond Vu Agricultural Education Center near Sheboygan Falls. They’ve already hosted agricultural-learning events and hope to do more because it’s needed, they said.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides a checklist for anyone wishing to obtain a dairy-plant license.
NEW AUBURN, Wis. – Potential for an additional income stream, the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and the availability of grant money – that combination convinced Randy and Dixie Klemish to launch an on-farm creamery. After doing their homework – and a lot of their own construction work – th…
First incorporated into a farm bill in 1985, the conservation title is what some would consider the original Green New Deal. Its voluntary conservation initiatives give farmers and ranchers flexibility to adopt practices in a market-based approach.
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)
Livestock farmers are facing uphill battles about how to dispose of slurry on their farms, but new research has shown a plan to use the waste to grow animal-feed protein.
World Dairy Expo seeks nominations
Innovation challenge winners named
OPINION New Year’s question – What do various organizations with membership comprised of Republicans and Democrats, conservatives and liberals, urbanites and rural folks, and consumers and producers, all have in common?
Subsurface “tile” drainage is an essential agricultural water-management practice on naturally poorly drained soils throughout much of the Midwest. Purdue University has conducted a long-term 35-year drainage-research study at the Southeast Purdue Agricultural Center on high-silt, low-organi…
When residents of Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, discovered contamination in their private wells, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service scientists went to work to find out why.