posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:13 PM
Autumn in the Midwest offers a colorful backdrop for farmers taking to the field to reap what they’ve sown. And while fall harvest is a common sight across the land, what one group outside the town of Antigo is pulling out of the ground is...
posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:46 PM
Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest. Republicans have seized control of statehouses across the traditional battleground region, where they've slashed budgets with a...
posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:21 PM
The drop in prices comes after many growers invested in replanting or creating new bogs.
posted on May 3, 2013 at 4:38 PM
This week started with some delayed warm and dry conditions. The weather pattern allowed for corn planting to finally occur. But growers are still well behind the average pace as only 5 percent of the corn crop was in the ground according to USDA’s...
posted on April 26, 2013 at 5:12 PM
While trade missions to foreign countries are normally a blip on the import-export scene, one group of governors and businesspeople embarked on a noteworthy six-day visit to China last week. The key difference with this trade summit, and most...
posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:21 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court dealt a blow to environmentalists concerned about water pollution from huge livestock farms Wednesday, when it said communities couldn't set stricter standards than the state.
The ruling was...
posted on November 23, 2011 at 4:09 PM
Few harvests can match the stark beauty and rich color of cranberries in the American northeast.
posted on September 9, 2011 at 2:43 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- With buying from small, local, family-run farms becoming more popular, the results of a new study from Wisconsin could be surprising: It found that milk from big dairies is cleaner than that from small ones.
Lead researcher Steve...
posted on May 20, 2011 at 1:05 PM
Wisconsin (AP) - A retired prison guard ate his 25,000th Big Mac this week, 39 years after eating his first … nine.
posted on February 25, 2011 at 3:02 PM
Lawmakers from Washington to Wisconsin beat the budget drums for spending cuts. Strong agricultural trade figures boost exports. And political unrest in the Middle East creates a roller-coaster week for global energy markets. Market analysis...
posted on November 19, 2010 at 4:11 PM
Stretching across 14,000 acres of annually-flooded fields, Massachusetts farmers are 2nd in the nation in cranberry production and the red fruit accounts for nearly one-fifth of the state’s entire farm production revenue.
posted on May 21, 2010 at 5:05 PM
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- If you're looking to buy raw milk, don't rely on "America's Dairyland." Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have allowed limited sales of raw milk, saying he wanted to protect citizens' health. He...
posted on May 7, 2010 at 1:05 PM
When the four Crave brothers began a major expansion of their farm about seven years ago, their goal was building a better dairy farm.
posted on May 7, 2010 at 9:05 AM
MADISON, Wis — Proponents of unpasteurized milk hope a victory in "America's Dairyland" will encourage other states to legalize sales and make it more available nationwide.
posted on April 16, 2010 at 5:04 PM
Madison (AP) - Wisconsin farmers could sell raw, unpasteurized milk for the next two years directly to consumers under a bill passed Thursday by the state Senate.