Stories tagged: "farming"


Dane County Farmers Market
Calling All Home Chefs! Your Best Recipes Needed as Wisconsin’s Biggest Farmers’ Market Turns 50.

Cookbook to showcase unique ways to use Wisconsin-grown or made products from the hundreds of producers at the Dane County Farmers’ Market.

Democratic US Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski speaks with Matt Gabler Wednesday on Gabler's farm in eastern Eau Claire County about struggles Wisconsin farmers face. Godlewski's stop was part of a three-day tour to unveil her plan to assist Wisconsin's rural areas. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Godlewski Pledges to Help Farmers, Others Who Live in Wisconsin’s Rural Communities

Sarah Godlewski released her plan for rural Wisconsin designed to address such issues as increasing internet access, expanding health and child care options, and boosting job opportunities.

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.

Eric Brandt, assistant aquaculture manager for Superior Fresh, lifts two Atlantic salmon from a pool at the company’s exhibit at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire County. Superior Fresh, a business near Hixton that raises organic greens and Atlantic salmon, is among agriculture operations in Wisconsin that are using environmentally friendly practices to produce products. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Agriculture is a Big Climate Change Contributor and Polluter. Wisconsin Farmers Want to Change That.

Wisconsin farmers are putting more emphasis on the "green factor" as they look to create more sustainable agriculture.

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.

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USDA to Try Again to Get Excess Farm Supply to Families in Need of Food

Wisconsin farmers saw distribution failures in the Trump-era Farmers to Families Food Box Program.