Stories tagged: "farmers"

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

Dairy cows at Tina and Duane Hinchley’s farm in rural Cambridge are milked by a robotic system. The couple are among dairy farmers across Wisconsin who are receiving lower milk prices during the coronavirus pandemic. (Contributed photo)
‘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.

Farmers discuss the trend toward wetter fields at Governor's Task Force on Climate Change
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

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Factory Farm Bill Had Lost Support

GOP leader forced to pull bill back to committee at the last minute

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Speedy Deal for Big Farms Criticized

Senate GOP pauses bill as concerns mount about impact, loss of control

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Bill Would Ease Factory Farm Oversight

Breaking: Already getting public hearing Thursday morning