Agriculture / Food

With the release of Gov. Scott Walker's 2017-19 budget proposal, Wisconsin is again debating how distribution of food stamps should work.More
At least one Wisconsinite drives to Nebraska and back to buy Ireland's most famous non-alcoholic export: grass-fed Kerrygold butter. Fans can't buy this product in Wisconsin because a state law enacted in the 1970s.More
The flowering of craft beer over the past decade was accompanied and aided by an arms race to scale new heights of bitter flavors.More
When temperatures warm in late winter and early spring, it's a good time to take advantage of these conditions to plan tree pruning.More
Learning what to feed an infant can be a confusing process filled with different information from multiple sources. But parents just want to find the right information to safely provide their babies with a nutritious diet.More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a Wisconsin program that backers say will give the state more flexibility in meeting standards aimed at reducing algae growth in waterways.More
Even with $20 million in public funds on offer to back a manure digester project, some in the energy and agriculture sectors say things remain murky.More
Wisconsin growers produced between 5.85 and 5.9 million barrels of cranberries in 2016, according the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association. That harvest would come close to a record they set in 2013.More
Wisconsin's local food movement is strong, but those involved recognize there's a lot to learn from each other and neighboring states with better defined programs that are more profitable for small farmers.More
Winter may not seem like a great time for landscape activities. However, plenty of chores can keep gardeners engaged throughout winter and lay the groundwork for a successful spring.More