Agriculture


Dairy farmers across Wisconsin have struggled during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Some said they would not still be in business without financial assistance from the state and federal government. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
After 2 Years of COVID, Farmers Look to Turn Things Around in 2022

Wisconsin farmers have hard a rough couple years. Recent investments could help reverse that trend.

Farm to School
State Hopes Farm to School Program Can Address Supply Chain Issues in School Cafeterias

To address the issue and help schools and Wisconsin farmers, many of whom are struggling financially, organizations are partnering to better link farmers to schools.

"Fighting Bob" La Follette's birthplace, still operating as a dairy farm, is shutting down. (Photo by Susan Lampert Smith)
170 Years Later, ‘Fighting Bob’ La Follette’s Childhood Dairy Farm Is Shutting Down

The legendary progressive politician's birthplace will become Wisconsin's latest dairy farm loss.

Cows graze on a Trempeauleau County farm on a recent day. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Still-Struggling Farmers Will Get New COVID Relief Money

Wisconsin will award new funds made available by the federal American Rescue Plan.

Indigenous Food
Indigenous Chefs Are Ready to Share Their Native Cuisine With Wisconsin and the World

From the Menominee to the Ho-Chunk, Wisconsin tribes are finding new ways to celebrate and preserve their history through traditional food and agricultural practices.

Bad River Food Sovereignty
Indigenous Farming, Cooking at Center of Bad River Community Garden Program

Bad River Food Sovereignty Program provides food, sustainable farming practices in the Ashland area.

The Little Farmer in Malone has apple picking, homemade pies, and goats for petting. (Photo by Susan Lampert Smith)
Get in the Fall Mood at These 14 Wisconsin Apple Orchards

Get ready for cider donuts and apple picking fun with your ultimate guide to family-friendly apple orchards throughout the Badger State.