Agriculture / Food

To create the concept of "milk" as people know it today, the U.S. dairy industry exerted considerable energy — spending a lot of money to develop new technologies and build political clout.More
Despite leading the nation in cranberry production, Wisconsin doesn't have an outdoor research station for the tart fruit, but a partnership between growers and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is about to change that.More
Wisconsin dairy producers saw an increase in milk prices in December, reaching the highest price in the last two years.More
In recognition of concerning national and local trends, as well as to fill an identified gardening programming gap for teens and "tweens," the Brown County UW-Extension Community Gardens Program partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay to pilot a youth farmers' market program in the summer of 2016.More
The value of Wisconsin farmland was steady in 2016, unlike the rest of the Midwest.More
It looks like Wisconsin will be counting on more animal waste digesters to handle the growing amount of cow manure at large dairy farms.More
Houseplants add life and beauty to home and work environments. They filter indoor air pollutants, their vivid colors, textures and fragrances serve as a natural stress relievers, and maintaining them over a cold, dark winter can gratify a gardening urge.More
Move over Popillia japonica, there's a new "Japanese beetle" in town.More
High prices are a signal from customers indicating that they demand more product. In 2014, dairy farmers in Wisconsin and the rest of the U.S. received the highest prices for milk on record, signaling a demand that the world wanted more dairy products.More
Given the bounty of Wisconsin’s annual apple harvest, autumn and winter are a great time to think of preserving the sweetness and tang of a familiar fruit to enjoy throughout the year.More