Stories tagged: "Wisconsin Farmers Union"

As someone who lives in a rural setting and who is chairman of the Dunn County Democratic Party, Bill Hogseth experiences both sides of the growing political divide between Wisconsin’s urban and rural residents. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Rural Wisconsin Counties Doubled Down on Trump in 2020

Of the 60 Wisconsin counties that supported Trump in 2016, 58 voted for him again, 33 by a higher percentage.

A Wisconsin farmer works his field outside Marshall in early August. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Pandemic Help for Wisconsin Farmers Was Too Little, Too Late

Dollars sent to other states, trade wars, and a long delay from Congress leave agriculture no less precarious than when the year started.

A farm in the town of Springfield. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Trump Farm Aid Dollars Meant for Wisconsin End up in Ag Secretary’s Region

A report by the Government Accountability Office shows how America’s Dairyland is subsidizing large Southern producers.

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Head of WI Climate Change Task Force Sums Up Trump Record: Disastrous

‘No Time to Lose: A Wisconsin Family Meeting on Climate’ reviews nearly four years of denial and deregulation.

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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.

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.

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.