Stories tagged: "farming"

Photo by Brandon Byrd via Rural Democracy Initiative
Rural Advocates Want to Take on Monopoly Power and Help Family Farmers

Participants of the 2023 Rural Policy Action Summit spoke about how to expand resources for those in rural communities, among other topics.

Nourish Farms barn
A Landmark Farm Enjoys New Life as a Community Education Center with a Focus on Healthy Food

The Sheboygan Falls area comes together to create a space for growing, cooking, dining, learning—and getting some fresh air.

If Wisconsin Were a Country, We’d Rank 4th in Total Cheese Production, & Other Cheesy Facts, Recipes From ‘America’s Dairyland’

Impress your family, friends, and fellow cheese lovers with some Dairy State trivia this Thanksgiving!

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Sen. Ron Johnson Voted Against a Program for Farmers Four Years Ago. Now He Wants Them to Apply

The Dairy Margin Coverage program to help farmers weather tough market forces was authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill—legislation that Sen. Ron Johnson voted against. But in a recent tweet, Johnson encouraged farmers in Wisconsin to apply for the program, without mentioning his no vote.

Wisconsin Farmers Want to See Less Political Obstruction and More Focus on What Really Needs to Be Done

Republicans are finding it easier to talk “tough” about trade with China instead of taking on corporations that are suppressing competition and hurting farmers and consumers.

Farm dinner
By Design or Circumstance, Outdoor Dinners on Wisconsin Farms Grow in Number and Popularity

The scenery and fresh food were part of the appeal long before COVID provided a new appreciation for open-air dining.

(Photo courtesy of Oshkosh Saturday Farmers Market)
It’s Harvest Time: Check Out 7 of Wisconsin’s Favorite Farmers Markets

An abundance of produce, baked goods, jellies, crafts, gifts, and more can be found in the original “mall” of Wisconsin communities.