Stories tagged: "Dairy Farming"


John Rosenow discusses the Cowsmo Compost business he operates and said doing that plus trying to operate his 800-acre dairy farm wouldn’t be possible without the help of the 20 employees who work for him. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
As New Vaccinations Decrease, Efforts Turn Toward Wisconsin Farm Workers

How farm owners and health officials are working to overcome vaccine hesitancy among farm employees.

Agriculture Panel: The Pain Isn't Going to Stop For The Rural Economy Soon
Wisconsin’s Dairy Industry Needs More Than Band-Aid Solutions, Farmers Say

Farm closures, mental health issues, and decreased profitability can’t easily be fixed.

Gary and Patty Edelburg operate a 120-cow dairy herd near Amherst and have struggled in recent years to make ends meet amid continued low and volatile milk prices. The Edelbergs support a proposal announced last week by Gov. Tony Evers to include $43 million in spending on multiple agriculture initiatives in the 2021-23 state budget that will be finalized later this year. (Photo courtesy of Patty Edelburg)
The Economy May Be Improving for Some Sectors, but Not for Wisconsin’s Dairy Farmers

Coronavirus relief aid didn’t fix longtime challenges facing the state’s agriculture industry.

Cheese curds being made at the Wisconsin Dairy State Cheese Company in Rudolph. (Image via Shutterstock)
Wisconsin Loves Dairy, and So Do We! These Are Our Favorites.

This story is free of almonds, oats, soy, coconut, rice, cashews, and anything else not udderly created in America’s Dairyland.

Ice cream – including Orange Chocolate Bliss and Huckleberry – is made in small batches at Sassy Cow Creamery. (Photo by Mary Bergin)
Get Your Ice Cream Right From the Source at These Creameries This Summer

A sweet road trip can give you a taste of what rural Wisconsin offers to cool your taste buds.

The potential collapse of a January trade deal with China could leave Wisconsin crops piled up.
Trump’s China Deal to Help Wisconsin Farmers Is Faltering

US exports may become collateral damage in a faceoff over Hong Kong

Thousands of Wisconsin Farmers Need Help. There's No Guarantee They'll Get It.
‘You Can’t Make It at Those Prices.’ Dairy Farmers Say They’re Done Without More Federal Help.

Individual efforts to purchase milk and cheese help, but only Congress and USDA can prevent another wave of farm losses as school and restaurant closures pummel the market.