Off-farm jobs and income are critically important to farmers and ranchers, as the rural and agricultural economy has evolved during the past half-century to benefit connected and diverse communities. Growing rural and urban economic interdependence can be difficult to see at times but an app…
Wisconsin is banding together with five other Midwestern states to promote development of a “clean hydrogen” economy.
The average temperature in August of the contiguous United States was 74.6 degrees Fahrenheit, which is 2.5 degrees warmer than average. It ranks eighth-warmest in the 128-year record. Generally temperatures were warmer than average and-or record-warm across much of the country.
MADISON, Wis. – Liz Henry’s continuing dedication to Wisconsin agriculture and the University of Wisconsin-College of Agricultural and Life Sciences embodies has earned her the college’s Honorary Recognition Award.
CRIVITZ, Wis. – The United States cannot succeed without farmers to feed us and military-service members to protect our nation. In modern times few people are engaged in agriculture and the military. But there are still some who perform both essential duties for our nation, just as they did …
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Since 1950 the Kansas Farm Bureau has sponsored the Safety Poster Program. The theme this year is "Roadmap for Safety – Farm, Family, Community.” Suggested topics included Tractor Safety, Families Caring for Families, General Farmer Wellness, Mental Health Awareness and Getting Home Safely.
Reproductive dynamics on dairy farms are dramatically different from those even a few years ago. With the increasing use of sexed semen and genomic testing, dairy farmers can produce better-quality replacement dairy heifers than ever before.
Glenda Gillaspy, new dean of the University of Wisconsin-College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in Madison, recently met with stakeholders and advisory council members of the Dairy Innovation Hub. Together they toured Mystic Valley Dairy near Sauk City, Wisconsin.
Farmers depend on all sorts of tools to do their jobs. Chemicals are just another tool that farmers use to keep farm machinery running, keep livestock and crops healthy, and ensure their farms operate at optimal performance.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is urging all-terrain- and utility-terrain-vehicle riders and passengers to wear helmets and seatbelts while out riding this fall.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has issued his proclamation for “Wisconsin Farm Safety and Health Week,” a tradition started a few years ago to parallel the National Farm Safety and Health Week; it was first proclaimed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944. The theme of this year’s observatio…
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Much like what happened during the outbreaks of 2014-2015, the 2022 outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza has disrupted U.S. poultry production, processing and distribution. HPAI was discovered early in the year, first in migratory birds in the United States and then in February in c…
Fires pose serious threats to the wellbeing of livestock and humans. Prevention is key; take a moment today to save a life tomorrow. Use this form to complete safety checks on the farm.
Farmers for the Upper Sugar River recently partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence program. They worked together to help teach high school students about where their food comes from as well as to help them experience what f…
Soil temperature used for pest prediction
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ST. LOUIS – Average annual global greenhouse-gas emissions from 2010 to 2019 were at their greatest levels in recorded human history. Without immediate emission reductions across all sectors, limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is beyond reach. That’s according to a report publish…
Farmers in four watershed councils across northwest Wisconsin recently volunteered to participate in a light-hearted competition aimed to turn some heads and crudely measure soil biological activity.
The Auction of Champions, an annual gala to support the National Farm Medicine Center, is scheduled to be held Sept. 15 at RiverEdge Golf Course and Banquet Facility, 10191 Mill Creek Dr. in Marshfield, Wisconsin. The event will begin with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at…
GLEN HAVEN, Wis. – Whether it’s their Angus breeding stock or the beef sold in their meat shop, the Retallicks of 2K Cattle Enterprises shoot for the best quality.