Stories tagged: "farming"


An archival image of the Plainfield Tunnel Channel Lakes in Waushara County, which have experienced a reduction in water levels due to groundwater withdrawals for irrigated agriculture. (Photo credit: Wisconsin DNR)
Clean Water at Stake as WI Supreme Court Hears Appeals to Take GOP Restrictions Off the DNR

Clean Wisconsin asks the court to remove legislative micromanagement citing megafarm pollution and high-capacity wells draining lakes.

Kevin Mahalko manages a family-run organic dairy farm near Gilman. (Photo supplied)
Vilsack Is Back. Wisconsin Farmers Show Cautious Optimism for His Second Round as Ag Secretary.

Having already led the USDA under Obama, he’ll be walking a tightrope between corporate and family farm interests.

climate change wisconsin
Farmers Union President Warns: ‘We Have No Time to Lose’ on Climate Change

Farmers want to see leadership and a healthier climate as extreme weather wipes out more crops.

FILE, Mar. 2020—Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes addresses members of the Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change during a meeting at UW-Stevens Point. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
This Is How Lt. Gov. Barnes Wants To Fight Climate Change

Barnes shares comments at Wisconsin Conservation Voters’ event.

How Coronavirus Relief Will Help Farmers

Baldwin touts benefits for rural communities in stimulus bill.

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

Attendees of the 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest sample the top 75 cheeses of the competition Thursday evening at the Monona Terrace in Madison. (Photo by Sharon Vanorny)
Three Wisconsin Cheeses in Top 20

A gruyere from Switzerland wins the 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest