Stories tagged: "Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation"

Gary and Patty Edelburg operate a 120-cow dairy herd near Amherst and have struggled in recent years to make ends meet amid continued low and volatile milk prices. The Edelbergs support a proposal announced last week by Gov. Tony Evers to include $43 million in spending on multiple agriculture initiatives in the 2021-23 state budget that will be finalized later this year. (Photo courtesy of Patty Edelburg)
The Economy May Be Improving for Some Sectors, but Not for Wisconsin’s Dairy Farmers

Coronavirus relief aid didn’t fix longtime challenges facing the state’s agriculture industry.

Cows graze at a farm near Blanchardville. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Push for Bigger and Bigger Farms Hurting Many in Wisconsin

Farm groups want changes in how markets encourage gluts and low prices, but the Trump administration is unlikely to go along.

Cows graze at a farm near Blanchardville. (Photo © Andy Manis)
15,000 Wisconsin Farmers Apply for Aid

Those eligible will receive between $1,000 and $3,500.

Thousands of Wisconsin Farmers Need Help. There's No Guarantee They'll Get It.
Thousands of Wisconsin Farmers Apply for Help, Again

Deadline approaching for a small, one-time check as the pandemic rocks already volatile markets.

Burlington, Wisconsin
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

Number of Wisconsin Households Barely Getting by Swells to Nearly 550,000
Struggling Farmers and Hungry Families Will Get Coronavirus Relief

Evers grows the list of CARES recipients with assistance to farmers and food banks