Agriculture

In places where the common grape vine recoils from the cold, old and new hybrid varieties are supporting a growing commitment to viticulture in the Midwest.
Wisconsin producers are seeing the effects of the trade wars.
An invasive tick species is swiftly making its way across the United States, the first to do so in about 50 years.
In water-rich Wisconsin, the use of groundwater for municipal water systems and agricultural irrigation can lead to conflict.
WisContext 's in-depth looks at a variety of demographic, economic, environmental and policymaking issues in 2018 spanned the state.
As of late 2018, 27 counties across Wisconsin have confirmed reports of the brown marmorated stink bug and a handful of others have suspected sightings.
Around 250 farms in Wisconsin grow cranberries on 21,000 acres, mainly in the Central Sands region of the state.
Breakfast enthusiasts understand the importance of a quality maple syrup. But the real stuff often isn't in the big bottles that line grocery store shelves.
Fall can be a turbulent time for gardeners, as an encroaching chill in the air begins to leach the life from the plants they've worked hard to nurture through the spring and summer.
Roberto Tecpile often puts in 70 hours a week at the Rosenholm dairy farm in Cochrane — a village in Buffalo County where winter days are short and can be bitterly cold.