Stories tagged: "farmers"

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Head of WI Climate Change Task Force Sums Up Trump Record: Disastrous

‘No Time to Lose: A Wisconsin Family Meeting on Climate’ reviews nearly four years of denial and deregulation.

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Evers Is Launching a 12-Member Commission on Helping Rural Communities. Here’s Who’s on It.

Farmers and small town economies were already in crisis, and then came a pandemic

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

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, held a virtual roundtable with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-LaCrosse, on May 20 that focused on rural issues.
Biden Addresses Trump’s Coronavirus Mismanagement in Virtual Wisconsin Appearances

Presumptive Democratic nominee says farmers and taxpayers deserve better than the President’s trade wars and Foxconn support

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.

Wisconsinites Tell Climate Change Task Force Change Needs to Have Happened Yesterday
Farmers Wonder if Wetter Fields Are New Norm

Central Wisconsin farmers share stories of soaked fields, delayed planting and harvesting with Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change

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The Real Reason the Factory Farm Bill Died

Last minute pull due to language technicality, not environmental concern