posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM
California likes to claim it has happy cows, but Colorado’s ladies set the per-animal pace in milk production recently, handily breaking the 2,000 pound mark.
posted on March 28, 2014 at 4:11 PM
Dairy cows have never been as valuable as they are today. Producers are doing their part to take advantage of favorable market.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Swiss Emmentaler named world's best cheese.
posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:19 PM
While the legislation requires students take a fruit and vegetable, it cannot force them to eat it — and many students choose not to.
posted on February 28, 2014 at 1:28 PM
Dairy farmers and ranchers in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas can qualify for about $3 million to reseed pastures with alfalfa, clover and other plants appealing to both bees and livestock.
posted on December 27, 2013 at 2:09 PM
U.S. Department of Agriculture says 36 percent of U.S. dairy farmers lacked health insurance in 2011.
posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier cut ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm Tuesday after an animal rights group released undercover video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.
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...